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New York Art Book Fair

Publisher FOIL is going to participate in the New York Art Book Fair,
held at MoMA PS1, from 5th to 7th November.
From Ceramic Works, the latest book of Nara Yoshitomo, who's solo show
currently held at Asia Society New York has been greatly acclaimed,
to Rinko Kawauchi's signed copies, selected books will be on sale at the FOIL booth.
FOIL's director will be presence, so those who want to submit your portfolio and hear his reviews are welcome to come and see him at the booth.
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by foiltokyoeg | 2010-10-26 11:07 | FOIL

New Big Titles

This month, new big titles, internationally acclaimed artist, Yoshitomo Nara's new book "Ceramic Works" and up-and-coming photographer Syoin Kajii"s new photo book "KAWA" has just announced and are now available! Both books features new exploration of the artists (new materials of 'clay' for Nara and new subject matter of 'river' for Kajii), and are must-get books for your autumn's pastime, when is the best season for art!
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by foiltokyoeg | 2010-09-28 15:02 | FOIL

"Garden of Painting" in Osaka

Now at The National Museum of Art, Osaka, the fifth anniversary exhibition
Garden of Painting - Japanese Art of the 00s is now held throughout
4th April, 2010.

From established artists to emerging, born-after-1980's artists, this exhibition
extensively showcase essence of Japanese contemporary paintings with
about 200 works of 28 artists, including
Yoshitomo Nara, Hiroshi Sugito and
Ryoko Aoki (their books are available on FOIL web!).
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by foiltokyoeg | 2010-01-27 17:09 | FOIL

Exhibition "Garden of Painting" in Osaka

Now at The National Museum of Art, Osaka, their fifth anniversary exhibition
"Garden of Painting - Japanese Art of the 00s" is now held throughout 4th April, 2010.

From established artists to emerging, born-after-1980's artists, this exhibition extensively showcase essence of Japanese contemporary paintings with about 200 works of 28 artists, including
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by foiltokyoeg | 2010-01-27 16:54 | FOIL

Online Shopping is Renewed!!

FOIL's online shopping is renewed and now credit card payment is accepted!
Automatically calculated including the shipping costs, this enables you shopping with easy payment and fastest delivery (3 working days at earliest) of
all the FOIL's books!

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by foiltokyoeg | 2009-12-16 19:55 | FOIL

Seung Woo Back's new book is now on sale!

To accompany with his first major solo show in NY at Gana Art Gallery,
Seung Woo Back's tabloid-type photo book is published from
IANN BOOKS (Seoul) with limited edition of 1,000 copies.
From the limited copies, some limited numbers are now also available at FOIL!

This tabloid book is compiled works from Back's new series Utopia
which shows manipulated images of North Korea with vivid colouring,
as well as Blow-Up, also series of photographs of North Korea
taken like sneak shot (this series can be also viewed in Back's first photo book REAL WORLD).
With the big size of about 50 x 60cm in spread,
this tabloid photo book powerfully shows this Korean artist's concentrated works!

Seung Woo Back Tabloid-type Photo Book "Utopia / Blow-Up"
Price: 2,000 yen (tax excluded) / 515 x 378 mm / 36 pages / Full-colour
*Please contact FOIL for the availability, this is limited-edition book.

From the series "Utopia"
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"Blow-Up"
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And by which way to fold, you can have 2 version of the cover!
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by foiltokyoeg | 2009-10-08 17:07 | FOIL

Participating in Zine's Mate

FOIL will be participating in a book fair for independent publishers in Tokyo,
Zine's Mate!

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There will be signed books, as well as some discount!

You'll also be able to find various books of independent publishers
and artists' self-publishing in one time!
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by foiltokyoeg | 2009-06-30 11:35 | FOIL

nui-gurumi Workshop

To celebrate the launching of our new book "nui-gurumi" to be published in
the end of May, an exhibition of the "nui-gurumi" (= stuffed doll) will be held at
FOIL GALLERY from 29 May - 20 Jun 2009. During the period, we'll host a
work shop of making "nui-gurumi" (=stuffed dolls) together with the author
of the book Miyako Kanamori.
Your favorite pairs of socks will turn in to lovely bear or rabbit nui-gurumi!!

Workshop "nui-gurumi" at FOIL GALLERY
Bear Day: 6 Jun (Sat) / Rabbit Day: 13 Jun (Sat)
14:00-16:00
Fee: 3,000 yen
You need to bring your own worn-out pairs of socks,
buttons (for the eyes and nose of your dolls) and a pairs of scissors.
Need Advanced Booking (up to 10 people for each workshop)

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How lovely they are!!
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by foiltokyoeg | 2009-05-08 21:30 | FOIL

Nohagi Naka "Noto"

The photographer of the book "Noto", Naka Nohagi is having a solo show
in Ishikawa, her home ground.

Naka Nohagi "Noto"
28 April - 7 Jun, 2009
at Ishikawa NISHIDA KITARO Museum of Philosophy


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The talk show she had on the 2nd May went very successful- we just received the photographs.
There will be another talk show on the 17th May from 14:00, please do visit her during that time.

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There she can friendly give you her autgraph on the book "Noto"!
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by foiltokyoeg | 2009-05-08 21:14 | FOIL

Eye Ohashi and Anders Edstrom

Eye Ohashi, who published her first photo book "UNCHAINED" from FOIL last November is now participating a group exhibition at EMON PHOTO GALLERY, Hiroo, Tokyo.

10's Green
27 March ~ 25 April, 2009
EMON PHOTO GALLERY
10 Female Photographers are showing their own works under a motif of "Green"

The gallery is quite close to Arisugawa Park, where cherry trees are now in full bloom!

One more,
Anders Edstrom, who contributed to our revival issue of FOIL magazine
"Co-exist"
has just finished his solo exhibition "DIMANCHE" at GALERIE FÜR MODEFOTOGRAFIE, Berlin, with great succcess!!

It is really our pleasure to see that those artists who once FOIL has collaborated with are actively working globally.
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by foiltokyoeg | 2009-03-30 16:12 | FOIL