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Hiro Kurata "Play the Game Right" Gallery Common TokyoJuxtapoz // Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011
Brooklyn-based Hiro Kurata will be opening a new solo exhibition, Play the Game Right, at Gallery Common in Tokyo on July 22nd. The show deals with themes of baseball and the modern heroic figure.
A statement from the Kurata, "Sinking boat in a raging sea. People are being ignorant enough to overlook the appearance of the gruesome monster and will never stop the fight. The two Baseball players stood up. To save them? or just to play their own game? This trilogy piece “Play the right game," (below) is my take on the modern heroic figure. After seeing the devastating clips of the Japan Quake and the Tsunami, I asked myself, the most simple question once again. “What is really important to me?”
Play the Game Right
July 22—July 31, 2011