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MY REALITY: CONTEMPORARY ART AND THE CULTURE OF JAPANESE ANIMATION

My Reality is an exhibition of Asian and American artists whose work has been influenced by manga and anime. Manga (the Japanese word for comic books) and anime began to gain popularity after World War II. Osamu Tezuka, the creator of the anime Astro Boy and one of the most influential artists of the first wave of Japanese animators, was so heavily influenced by Disney, so much so that he is called the Walt Disney of Japan.

JOE AMRHEIN at Roebling Hall

“…a condition of reinterpreting the misinterpreted….tightly choreographed visions of randomness….an exaggerated rhetorical tone bordering on hyperbole…a mad cow in a glass language menagerie…”

Elizabeth Cohen and Michael Talley

Is our personal space self-determined or governed by the world-ordering of Pancapitalism?

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2019

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