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On Exhibit: beauty in Japanese cabinets

While apprenticing with Martin Puryear in the mid-80s, David Jackson was browsing through the sculptor’s library one day and came across a book about the traditional Japanese cabinetry known as tansu. Though Jackson had studied sculpture at the School of the Art Institute, he had already developed an interest in Japanese folk art. “Joinery, teahouses, […]