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Dore Ashton

Dore Ashton is an author and critic. Her books include The Delicate Thread: Teshigahara’s Life in Art; Noguchi East and West; About Rothko; A Critical Study of Philip Guston; A Fable of Modern Art; and The New York School: A Cultural Reckoning. She is a professor at the Cooper Union and a lecturer at Yale University and has curated many exhibitions in Europe, Japan, and the United States.

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Antonio Gaudí: Border Crossings
During the Second World War, when Hiroshi Teshigahara was a schoolboy, Japan’s cities—above all his hometown, Tokyo—were mercilessly firebombed. He, and his future associates in countless artistic undertakings, returned to a landscape of bleak …

By Dore Ashton