Saburo Hasegawa and Isamu Noguchi Exhibition (Yokohama! Queens! San Francisco!) and Books

The other day, Meri Mitsuyoshi caught a Wall Street Journal article introducing Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan, the exhibition that opened at Japan’s Yokohama Museum of Art (January 12–March 24), is currently at the Noguchi Museum in Queens (May 1–July 14, 2019), and will be at the Asian Art Museum […]

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Kazuaki Tanahashi Publishes ‘Painting Peace: Art In Times of Global Crisis’ (2018)

Kazuaki Tanahashi kindly sent me his latest book from Shambhala Press: a retrospective review of his paintings accompanied by stories that invite the reader to become better acquainted with the good life of this wandering Berkeley-based artivist (activist artist). Kaz’s book contains a chapter about his painting, Bristle Cone Pine, two scrolls that played a key role in our Mountains & Rivers Workshop. The […]

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Welcome to futureprimitives.info: high quality information for Gary Snyder readers. Here I will post on matters I presume are of interest to people interested in the life and work of Gary Snyder, a pioneering Pacific Rim poet and philosopher of the Wild. I’m especially interested in topics and conversations that emerge from my new book, A Sense of […]

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