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— Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery presents its 20th Anniversary Show – Part I (Photography), from March 21 to April 27, 2019.

Opened in May 1999 under the name of M.Y. Art Prospects, Miyako Yoshinaga shares a unique slice of history with the New York City art gallery scene. From its inception, the gallery has embraced a diverse group of international artists and an eclectic range of styles, promoting innovative ideas and providing a venue to give a voice to specific personal, social and cultural issues through art. In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, for example, the gallery featured an exhibition by artists from the Middle East. In 2003, it showcased largely unknown works by a group of young Cuban artists. And its most recent exhibition honored the repressed Uyghur ethnic minority in China…

Image © Issei Suda, courtesy of Miyako Yoshinaga

April 15, 2019