Professor, Sophia University, Faculty of Liberal Arts
Ph. D. from Columbia University. Current position since 2003. Publications include Quiet Dislocations(Shizukani Kuruu Manazashi) (Tokyo: Suiseisha, 2017), Painting Dies Twice, or Never (Kaiga wa Nidoshinu, Aruiwa Shinanai), vol.1-7 (Tokyo: Art Trace, 2003-2009), Natsuyuki Nakanishi(New York: Fergus McCaffrey Gallery, 2014),Tadaaki Kuwayama (Fellbach: Edition Axel Menges, 2014),“Reframing the Tragedy: Lessons from Post-3/11 Japan,” In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: 166-179.“Tracing the Graphic in Postwar Japanese Art,” Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde, MoMA, New York: 94-119. Co-edited a volume of Japanese postwar art criticism, From Postwar to Postmodern: Art in Japan 1945-1989(New York: MoMA, 2012).