ASAKO TABATA IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF MONKEY

Updated: Aug 1


We have some exciting news as we gear up toward the opening of SEIZAN artist Asako Tabata’s first solo show next month! Two of her works are featured in the current issue of MONKEY, a literary magazine founded by renowned translators Motoyuki Shibata and Ted Goossen.

The magazine, originally launched as MONKEY BUSINESS in 2011 introduces new voices from Japan. The latest issue themed “Travel” features writings by Mieko Kawakami, Haruki Murakami, Hideo Furukawa and many more, along with artworks and illustrations by master and emerging artists. Tabata contributed her sculpture of an Amabie made of Papier-mâché as well as an oil painting of an Amabie accompanied by Hiromi Kawakami’s short story “Sea Horse.”

The issue is on sale at: https://monkeymagazine.org

Asako Tabata, Amabie, 2020. Acrylic on papier-mâché. 11.4 x 2.8 x 3.5 inches (29 x 7 x 9 cm)