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'Greetings From a Place in My Heart', an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre, 3 October to 7 December 2014

Posted on 2 December 2014

Looking forward to Greetings From a Place in My Heart, an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre in London from 3 October to 7 December 2014.

'Greetings From a Place in My Heart', an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre, 3 October to 7 December 2014

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 - shortlist announced

Posted on 13 November 2014

The three shortlisted artists for the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 are Mikhail Karikis,  Oliver Beer and Julie Brook. In June 2015 the shortlisted artists will exhibit at the Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery, London. The winning artist, who will be announced during the exhibition’s opening night, will then exhibit at the Aoyama | Meguro Gallery, Tokyo in autumn 2015. For further details please refer click here. The press release can be viewed here:

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 - Press Release, shortlist announced, PDF Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 - shortlist announced

Shinro Ohtake at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 12 October to 12 December 2014

Posted on 30 October 2014

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present a solo exhibition devoted to the work of Japanese artist Shinro Ohtake, from 12 October to 12 December 2014.  

Shinro Ohtake at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 12 October to 12 December 2014

Major Teabowl Exhibition in Oxford,24 October - 20 November 2014

Posted on 29 October 2014

The teabowl, or chawan, is at the heart of the Japanese tea ceremony – an object of beauty, simplicity and contemplation. Taking this as its inspiration, this exhibition presents a remarkable variety of teabowls and small vessels, with some 300 pieces by more than 60 makers from all parts of the world. These range from traditional pieces by legendary Japanese and British potters to contemporary vessels – functional and conceptual – by leading European ceramists. On show at Oxford Ceramics Gallery from 24 October to 16 November 2014, the exhibition is complemented by an exciting programme of events at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Major Teabowl Exhibition in Oxford,24 October - 20 November 2014

Dan Fern's 'Katsura' on display at The Coningsby Gallery, London until 30 October 2014

Posted on 24 October 2014

Former Daiwa Foundation Award recipient, Professor Dan Fern is holding an exhibition at The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London until 31 October 2014. The show, entitled Katsura,  displays images largely inspired by the Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto, Japan.

Dan Fern's 'Katsura' on display at The Coningsby Gallery, London until 30 October 2014

Talk by Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak at Parasol unit on Shinro Ohtake and post-war Japanese contemporary art

Posted on 24 October 2014

Given the huge interest that the current Shinro Ohtake exhibition at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art has attracted, you may be interested in art historian, Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak’s talk on post-war Japanese contemporary art, placing Shinro Ohtake’s practice in a broader context. The talk will take place at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art (near Old Street and Angel Stations) at 7pm on Tuesday 28 October 2014.

Talk by Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak at Parasol unit on Shinro Ohtake and post-war Japanese contemporary art

Carl Randall's 'Tokyo Portrait' purchased by Fondation Carmignac in Paris

Posted on 22 October 2014

Carl Randall’s large canvas Tokyo Portrait (pictured) has been purchased for the permanent collection of the prestigious Fondation Carmignac in Paris, France. The painting (acrylic on canvas, 182 X  227cm) was made in Japan and required painting over 200 residents of Tokyo, each painted one by one directly from life at his studio in Tokyo.

Carl Randall's 'Tokyo Portrait' purchased by Fondation Carmignac in Paris

Carl Randall's Shōzō [肖像] at the Berloni Gallery London, 17 September to 15 November 2014

Posted on 30 September 2014

Carl Randall’s Shōzō [肖像], ‘portraits’, will be displayed at the Berloni Gallery in London from September 17th to November 15th 2014.

Carl Randall's Shōzō [肖像] at the Berloni Gallery London, 17 September to 15 November 2014

'Found in Translation' at the Embassy of Japan, 1 - 26 September

Posted on 9 September 2014

The Embassy of Japan is currently hosting ‘Found in Translation’ until the 26th September 2014.

'Found in Translation' at the Embassy of Japan, 1 - 26 September

'Quietness in noise', PV tomorrow 23 August @ tokyobike in Shoreditch

Posted on 22 August 2014

‘Quietness in noise’ – Opening reception on 23 August, 5-8pm. Presented by Subject Matter in collaboration with SPoN! The show continues until 3 September. Proceeds from the crowd-sourced photographic artwork will go to the Japan Emergency Network (JEN NPO), in order to support those affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

'Quietness in noise', PV tomorrow 23 August @ tokyobike in Shoreditch
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