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Tadao Ando’s first building in Taiwan to open mid-2013 (Focus Taiwan)
Taipei, Nov. 18 (CNA) The first building in Taiwan designed by world renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando, the Asia University Museum of Art, is set to open in mid-2013, the museum’s chief curator said Sunday.

MoMA exhibition focuses on the transformation of Japan’s capital into a center of the Avant-Garde (Artdaily)
NEW YORK, NY.- MoMA presents Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde, the first museum exhibition to focus on the city of Tokyo during the remarkable period from the mid-1950s through the 1960s, when the city transformed itself from the capital of a war-torn nation into an international center for arts, culture, and commerce.

Airport event boasts a runway by the runwayTaipei (Japan Times)
The art of Japanese textile will mix with the beauty of fashion from other Asian countries at the Sakura Collection this weekend. As an event meant to bring cultures together, it’s fitting that it will be held at Kansai International Airport.

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