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Magalí Arriola

Toshio Matsumoto, For the Almost Damaged Right Eye, 1968, three-channel 16-mm film transferred to DVD, color, sound, 12 minutes 9 seconds.

1 “FOR A NEW WORLD TO COME: EXPERIMENTS IN JAPANESE ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY, 1968–1979” (MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON; CURATED BY YASUFUMI NAKAMORI WITH ALLISON PAPPAS) Spanning media but focusing on photography and the moving image, this survey provided a unique opportunity to assess Japanese artists’ responses to the unrest that roiled their country in the 1960s. Daidō—Moriyama’s shadowy street photography and crucial collaboration with the magazine Provoke, Toshio Matsumoto’s psychedelic cinema, Hitoshi Nomura’s investigations of music and time, and other works on view—some 250 in all, many never before shown outside Japan—suggested both the dislocations and the liberating potential of radical change.

2 “VARIOUS SMALL FIRES (WORKING DOCUMENTS)” (LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART; CURATED BY JOSÉ LUIS BLONDET) Blondet’s exhibition, organized as part of the celebration

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