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Carl Randall's Japan prints for sale at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Posted on 29 July 2014

We are delighted to announce that the National Portrait Gallery in London is now selling prints of Carl Randall’s Japan work.

Carl Randall's Japan prints for sale at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014

Posted on 24 July 2014

For those in Japan or heading out to the Sapporo International Art Festival this July to September, you are invited to ‘Actinium – Nuclear Culture Exhibition & Forum’, a partnership between Sapporo-based S-AIR and the UK arts organisation The Arts Catalyst. Actinium forms part of the Sapporo International Art Festival Collaborative Programme 2014 and previews on  19 July 2014. The Actinium exhibition will close on 3 August 2014.

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014

Japan Events at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 01 – 25 August 2014

Posted on 23 July 2014

Here’s a roundup of events related to Japanese culture or have originated from Japan, featured in this year’s Edinburgh Fringe festival. With many different styles and genres, be sure to check out this exciting collection as there’s definitely something for everyone.

Japan Events at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 01 – 25 August 2014

Japanese work displayed in '4x4' at the Stephen Friedman Gallery

Posted on 2 July 2014

Stephen Friedman Gallery’s current exhibition of work from the 1960s and 1970s includes work from Japan as well as from the USA, Latin America and Europe. 4×4 is on until 19 July.

Koki Tanaka's Precarious Tasks #9: Reading Aloud

Posted on 27 June 2014

‘Koki Tanaka visualizes and reveals the multiple contexts latent in the most simple of everyday acts.’ Tanaka’s Precarious Tasks #9: 24 hrs Gathering is his response to his friend’s experience during the March 2011 earthquake. He aims to explore how individuals feel and react when being together for an entire twenty-four hours. What is the

Koki Tanaka's Precarious Tasks #9: Reading Aloud

Carl Randall's 'Tokyo Portrait' on display at Art Volta 10, 16 to 21 June 2014

Posted on 16 June 2014

A large painting made by former Daiwa Scholar, Carl Randall  in Japan,  Tokyo Portrait, is being exhibited at Art Volta 10, Basel, Switzerland, 16 to 21 June. Art Volta runs alongside Art Basel, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious art fairs.

Carl Randall's 'Tokyo Portrait' on display at Art Volta 10, 16 to 21 June 2014

Carl Randall's 'Hibakusha Portraits' on display at UCL Museum on 18 and 19 June

Posted on 16 June 2014

Carl Randall’s ‘Hibakusha Portraits’ (a series of 6 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. They are being exhibited at University College London Museum on 18 and 19 June (1pm to 5pm)  as part of the museum’s permanent collection.

Carl Randall's 'Hibakusha Portraits' on display at UCL Museum on 18 and 19 June

Fukushima Kimonos by Yuki Yamaguchi, on display at UCL, June 18 & 19 2014

Posted on 6 June 2014

An exhibition of the provocative and critically acclaimed Fukushima Kimonos–a triptique of ceramic sculptures first produced by the Japanese artist Yuki Yamaguchi in response to the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan– will be held in the South Cloisters of UCL in conjunction with the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction annual conference on June 18-19.

Fukushima Kimonos by Yuki Yamaguchi, on display at UCL, June 18 & 19 2014

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

Posted on 22 May 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

Sculpture and Graphic Art by Andrew Revell at Zou store, 20-25 May 2014

Posted on 20 May 2014

SPoN!  will collaborate with Arikui to showcase sculpture and graphic art by the artist Andrew Revell at the Zou store, from 20th to 25th of May. The private view will be on Wednesday, 21 May from 7-9 pm.

Sculpture and Graphic Art by Andrew Revell at Zou store, 20-25 May 2014
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