Two-Dimensional Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Women's Performance

@article{Anan2011TwoDimensionalII,
  title={Two-Dimensional Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Women's Performance},
  author={Nobuko Anan},
  journal={TDR/The Drama Review},
  year={2011},
  volume={55},
  pages={96-112}
}
  • Nobuko Anan
  • Published 18 November 2011
  • Art
  • TDR/The Drama Review
Contemporary Japanese visual artist Murakami Takashi's theory of “superflat” Japanese arts and culture is nationalist and masculinist. However, women artists—including Yanagi Miwa and the performers of the Takarazuka Revue and Kegawa-zoku—use two-dimensional aesthetics to challenge the nationalist and masculinist construction of Japanese womanhood. 
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