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Monks

[smooth=id:21; width:720; height:720;] Monks BY DENNIS CORDELL Like many photographers, I was trained as a painter. I also did pottery. I do not consider myself to be an ex-painter or a potter of yore, but rather an artist currently focusing on photography. I bought a Nikon FM about thirty years ago to aid me in…

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Left Behind in Japan

ONLINE FEATURE BY CLIVE FRANCE

Japan is the only G8 member besides Russia not to have signed the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, a multilateral treaty “that provides an expeditious method to return a child internationally abducted from one member nation to another.”

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Remembering Beijing

A PHOTO GALLERY BY STEWART WACHS

In the autumn of 1994 I went to Beijing with several rolls of T-Max film. Later, in Japan, introducing the exhibition from which most of these pictures were drawn, I wrote, “Beijing, like Kyoto, has lately chosen to hurl itself into the future. Here is a handful of memories it may find waiting there when it arrives.” That time came swiftly.

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Nature is Beautiful

THE ART OF EZAKI  MITSURU

Nature is beautiful. In looking closely at living beings one by one, you are certain to find that they are major happenings in the universe. They are miracles.

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Parabolic Paintings at Kiyomizudera

ART
BY BRIAN WILLIAMS

A World Heritage site, Kiyomizu is the most visited destination in Japan… It was at this matchless and uniquely sited treasure that, on May 14th, 2011, I was given the literally unprecedented privilege of exhibiting my art — debuting my new genre of painting which I call “parabolic painting,” to a one-evening-only gathering of well over two thousand people…

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