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Yukako Shibata exhibition in Roppongi, 26 April to 24 May 2014

Posted on 17 April 2014

Yukako Shibata, a London-based artist who had a show at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation in 2008, will be having an exhibition in Tokyo, at Gallery MoMo Projects Roppongi.  The exhibition, Ethereal, will be run from 26 April until 24 May 2014.

Yukako Shibata exhibition in Roppongi, 26 April to 24 May 2014

BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference (Friday 25 April) - Registration Deadline extended

Posted on 9 April 2014

The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) and the Japan Research Centre (JRC) at SOAS announce that registration is still open for the Advanced Postgraduate Conference to be held at SOAS, London on Friday 25 April 2014.

BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference (Friday 25 April) - Registration Deadline extended

'Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist' at Tate Liverpool until 11 May 2014

Posted on 24 March 2014

Discover the work of contemporary American artist Richard Hawkins in Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist, his first museum exhibition in the UK. The exhibition at Tate Liverpool brings together new works by the artist, exploring the ways in which classic Western figurative painting can be interpreted or ‘twisted’ to create ideas far beyond the established ideas of art history. 

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting educational activities related to this exhibition. 

'Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist' at Tate Liverpool until 11 May 2014

Hiraki Sawa exhibition showing at Tokyo Opera City Gallery until 30 March 2014

Posted on 14 February 2014

Following the success of Dundee Contemporary Art’s (DCA) major exhibition of the work of London-based artist Hiraki Sawa in autumn/winter 2013, Sawa’s work is now being shown in an expanded form at the Tokyo Opera City Gallery until 30 March 2014. 

Hiraki Sawa exhibition showing at Tokyo Opera City Gallery until 30 March 2014

UCL Art Museum acquires Carl Randall's 'Hibakusha' Portraits

Posted on 27 January 2014

Carl Randall’s ‘Hibakusha Portraits’ (a series of 6 portraits drawings of survivors of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima), are now part of the permanent collection of University College London Museum.  The drawings were inspired by John Hersey’s book ‘Hiroshima’, in which the American journalist interviewed 6 survivors just after the atomic bomb was dropped. Carl’s set of 6 portraits are intended as a visual equivalent of Hersey’s documentary account.

UCL Art Museum acquires Carl Randall's 'Hibakusha' Portraits

TOKYO PORTRAITS: EXCLUSIVE ARTIST TALK BY FORMER DAIWA and MEXT SCHOLAR CARL RANDALL on 29 January 2013

Posted on 22 January 2014

Former Daiwa Scholar, BP Travel Award 2012 winner and MEXT alumnus Carl Randall’s latest solo exhibition is now on display at Daiwa Foundation Japan House. Tokyo Portraits is a series of figurative paintings inspired by the people and places of Tokyo – responses to everyday life in Japan’s capital, as seen through the eyes of a visiting UK artist.

TOKYO PORTRAITS: EXCLUSIVE  ARTIST TALK BY FORMER DAIWA and MEXT SCHOLAR CARL RANDALL on 29 January 2013

Edmund de Waal, 'On White: Porcelain Stories from the Fitzwilliam' until 23 February 2014

Posted on 20 January 2014

Renowned potter, author and former Daiwa Scholar, Edmund de Waal is showcasing his work at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge from Friday, 29 November 2013 to Sunday, 23 February 2014.

Edmund de Waal, 'On White: Porcelain Stories from the Fitzwilliam' until 23 February 2014

Talk about the British Museum's Shunga exhibition, Thursday, 28th November, 20.00-21.30

Posted on 25 November 2013

Port* Talk about the Shunga exhibition currently on at the British Museum, on Thursday, 28th November, 20.00-21.30.

Talk about the British Museum's Shunga exhibition, Thursday, 28th November, 20.00-21.30

Natural Flux at Brick Lane Gallery (Annexe), 6-11 November 2013

Posted on 4 November 2013

The exhibition NATURAL FLUX is a unique exploration of nature as contemporary art, through the medium of bonsai and will be showing at Brick Lane Gallery Annexe (93-95 Sclater Street)  6th-11th November. NATURAL FLUX was initiated by professional bonsai specialist Peter Warren and is the continuation of an idea which dates back over 150 years in Japanese

Natural Flux at Brick Lane Gallery (Annexe), 6-11 November 2013

Cutie and the Boxer - out on 1 November 2013

Posted on 30 October 2013

Dogwoof is releasing the engaging and moving documentary, Cutie and the Boxer about the artist couple Ushio and Noriko Shinohara this Friday (1st November). There will be a nationwide screening of the film across the Picturehouse network on Tuesday, 5 November.  Cutie and the Boxer A film by Zachary Heinzerling UK theatrical release: 1 Nov, 2013 Running time:

Cutie and the Boxer - out on 1 November 2013
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