Catalogue to the 2001 annual 'VOCA' exhibition, promoting young Japanese artists (under the age of forty) specializing in the field of two-dimensional works, held at the Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, 18 February - 28 February, 2001. In this year, 33 artists were chosen at the recommendation of a panel of art professionals, including curators, art scholars, critics and journalists, to maintain a broader perspective of artists from differents regions of Japan. In particular the objective of 'VOCA' is to find artists whose works reflects their time and place of making, and especially those who are also internationally oriented. Includes short essays by members of the "VOCA" Committee. Since its inception in 1994, "VOCA" has become one of the most important annual events on contemporary art in Japan. Plus biographical information on artists. Bilingual catalogue.
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Location code EX.JAP.VCA
Language

English, 

Japanese

Publication/Creation date

2001

No of pages

117

ISBN / ISSN

Nil

No of copies

2

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
Thoughts on the Selection of Prizes - Shuji TAKASHINA, 高階秀爾
Impressions of VOCA 2001 - Tadayasu SAKAI, 酒井忠康
Uncanny Paintings - Akira TATEHATA, 建畠晢
On Emptiness - Kunio MOTOE, 本江邦夫
Comments on the Judging of the VOCA Exhibition - Natsuko KUSANAGI, 草薙奈津子
The Vision of Contemporary Art 2001
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The Vision of Contemporary Art 2001