News tagged "art"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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:
Posted on 3 October 2013
I attended the opening of the much-heralded Shunga exhibition at the British Museum last night. It didn’t disappoint – there is a huge amount to see, and I didn’t make it into the last room at all before the exhibition closed, so I’ll have to go back. It was interesting to see people’s reactions to
Posted on 24 September 2013
Our latest exhibition, Acting Out of Nothingness, opened last Tuesday. It was one of the most challenging we have ever done, and perhaps the main reason why my colleague Shihoko collapsed in a heap on Thursday.
Asian Performing Arts UK presents Tadashi Endo lecture, demonstration and workshop in London from 4 October 2013
Posted on 19 September 2013
Asian Performing Arts UK are delighted to welcome the acclaimed Butoh artist Tadashi Endo to London.