Bonsai tree exhibit offers novel take on 75th anniversary of end of World War II — OPB.org

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— by Tom Banse: One of the more unusual ways the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II is being marked this summer is with an exhibit of stunted trees. They’re bonsai trees on display at the Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, Washington…

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Mayumi Terada Brings Absence to Life at Kamakura Gallery — Ocula.com

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— by Stephanie Bailey: ‘I want to possess what I have to lose’,1 artist Mayumi Terada once said of her work—closed captures of sparse, interior spaces that the artist meticulously crafts in miniature and photographs using natural light. The statement is an evocative definition of a photograph’s function: a freeze frame of a moment that passes once an image is shot, leaving an imprint of a lost instance in its wake…

Image courtesy of the artist and Kamakura Gallery

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