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Review: Look closely. With Keita Matsunaga's ceramics, there's more than meets the eye

The striking installation of ceramic works at Nonaka-Hill makes Keita Matsunaga’s interest in architecture immediately apparent. The artist has set his sculptures on shelves at different heights within a metal scaffold, playing their hand-built organic forms and earthen surfaces against the structure’s angularity and uniform industrial material. That binary opposition, visually arresting as it is,…

By JohnValbyNation January 15, 2020 0

Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition became the law of the land

Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted — a trend that’s been rising for two decades with no clear end in sight. That’s the picture painted by federal health statistics, which show increases in per-capita alcohol consumption and emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths tied to drinking. The statistics aren’t all bad,…

By JohnValbyNation January 15, 2020 0