Exhibition / by Jim Hathaway

My next exhibition is only a few weeks away.  It is time to think about the walls, after all the walls come first, at least in my studio.  

My studio is a tenement house built in the Taisho era, pretty much on the floor plan of Edo buildings.  No walls.  Hard to hang a painting exhibition with no walls, but there is a work around.  I put up walls, over the windows, over the fusuma, over the shoji.  For a few weeks. I have walls.  But setting up the walls this year I turned the over and found dragons of some time ago.  I went with the dragon side.  Then today, a national holiday, I tired to catch up the other walls, to make them fit,