News tagged "art"
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.
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.
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.
Posted on 19 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.