This is the catalogue of the 2009 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, 15 March - 30 March, 2009. In this year, 35 artists were chosen at the recommendation of a panel of art professionals, including curators, art scholars, critics and journalists, to offer a breadth of vision.  This catalogue includes short essays by the "VOCA" Committee members, Eriko Osaka and Hiroshi Minamishima. With artist biographies and comments from the recommenders.
Alternative title

VOCA展2009:現代美術の展望ー新しい平面の作家たち

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Onsite

Location code EX.JAP.VCA.2009
Language

English, 

Japanese

Publication/Creation date

2009

No of pages

127

ISBN / ISSN

Nil

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1

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catalogue

Chapter headings
Comments on the Selection - Shuji TAKASHINA, 高階秀爾
Thoughts on the Selection - Tadayasu SAKAI, 酒井忠康
An Age of Painting - Akira TATEHATA, 建畠晢
On Reduction - Kunio MOTOE, 本江邦夫
Comments on the Selection - Eriko OSAKA, 逢坂恵理子
Protesting a Strange Prosperity - Hiroshi MINAMISHIMA, 南嶌宏
VOCA 2009: The Vision of Contemporary Art
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VOCA 2009: The Vision of Contemporary Art