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SeungMo Park  cuts and manipulates layers of wire mesh into absorbing scenes. In recent bodies of work, the artist creates illusionary installations and sculptures that viewers can pass through. Elsewhere, the artist does fiberglass lifecasting with aluminum wire wrapping. “His aim is to construct scenes that transcend existence,” says Berlin gallery Magic Beans. “The artist enacts a way of seeing beyond what is real and visible. Each piece is several inches thick

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In the group show “Parergon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s,” Blum & Poe offers a survey of the country’s practitioners of two decades. “Part 1” is currently being held at the Los Angeles gallery, with Noboru Tsubaki, Yukinori Yanagi, and Tsuyoshi Ozawa are among the artists featured in the show. “Part 1” and “Part 2” are curated by Mika Yoshitake. Noboru Tsubaki Tsuyoshi Ozawa Yukinori Yanagi Tatsuo Miyajima “‘Parergon’ brings together some of the most

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Paola Idrontino's massive textile sculpture “Evanescent” depicts the scourge of coral bleaching in the world’s oceans, brought on by climate change. The work, which took years to complete, was recently on display at Museu del Disseny de Barcelona. Idrontino's practice includes textiles, wearable art, and photography. “After setting up my sculpture I was absolutely amazed,” the artist says, in a post about the work. “I worked on this piece for two

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SCAF The Pow! Wow! mural festival recently headed back to Hawaii for its ninth year there. This year's line-up include Amy Sol, Logan Hicks, Joao Ruas, Michael Reeder, and several others. See a few selections from across the festival below. Lauren YS and ONEQ João Ruas Michael Reeder The festival takes over the Kaka’ako district of Honolulu, in particular. Other locations for the expanding festival include U.S. spots, New Zealand, Taiwan, Israel, Singapore, and several

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