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Japan Society Gallery offering survey of Japanese Art Deco

The Gallery at Japan Society considers this phenomenon from March 16 to June 10, 2012 in “Deco Japan: Shaping Modern Culture, 1920-1945.” The exhibition assembles fine examples of the sophisticated craftsmanship and design one associates with Japan-in ceramics, lacquerware, glass, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, sculpture, painting, and lithography – contextualized by colorful ephemera and goods...