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  • Arata Isozaki, Incubation Process/Joint Core System, 1962/2011, mixed media, 48 x 95 5/8 x 13 3/4".

    Arata Isozaki

    Misa Shin Gallery

    Tokyo has recently seen a boom in architectural exhibitions at art venues, while a major newspaper featured a series of columns in which renowned Japanese architects commented on the recent and ongoing crises; their professional insights and supposed ability to materialize progressive visions of the near future seemed to give solace to those affected by the country’s experience of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear catastrophe. Arata Isozaki, best known for his design of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, may have been better prepared intellectually for this situation than most. In his

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