Catalogue of exhibition by Yukinori Yanagi at The Queens Museum of Art, USA and Kirin Plaza Osaka, Japan in 1995.

'The exhibition Project Article 9 by the Japanese artist Yukinori Yanagi focuses on a single clause of the postwar Japanese constitution. Yet his presentation of this discreet element does not ignore, and on the contrary illuminates, decades of historical and contemporary context. The concentration on English text, Japanese translation, and English retranslation of Article 9 delimiting Japan's military capacity leads the viewer to reflect on the vagaries of communication through language and its implications in national and international arenas. In Yanagi's work, the overriding relevance of cultural context pervades the symbolic phrase.' - extracted from foreword by Carma C. Fauntleroy, Executive director of The Queens Museum of Art.

Aritst biography is provided in this catalogue.
Access level

Onsite

Location code MON.YAY4
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

1995

ISBN / ISSN

Niil

No of copies

2

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings
Yukinori Yanagi: Project Article 9

- Jane FARVER

The Forbidden Box: Urashima Taro and Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution

- Yukinori YANAGI, 柳幸典

Yukinori Yanagi: Article 9

- Osamu FUKUNAGA, 福永治

Yukinori Yanagi: Project Article 9
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Yukinori Yanagi: Project Article 9