News tagged "art"
Posted on 30 April 2013
Erica Shiozaki, a curator and writer who lives and works in London, will give a free Touring Talk of the ICA’s Bernadette Corporation Exhibition in Japanese on Thursday 9 May at 6.30pm. Erica’s recent exhibitions include The Unethical Anthropologist, FOLD Gallery, London 2012, and recent publication includes LABOUR ≠ PROSPERITY, in Misery Connoisseur, London, UK. Register online at the RCA’s
Posted on 10 April 2013
In a Nutshell, Japanese netsuke from European collections
Unmistakably Japanese, yet sourced exclusively from European collections, this exhibition at the Japanese Embassy reflects the burgeoning interest for netsuke in the Western world, giving an insight into some of the finest collections of these miniature carvings to be found on earth.
Posted on 5 April 2013
Review by Sir Hugh Cortazzi for The Japan Society
'Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan' at the Wellcome Collection, Thursday 28 March - Sunday 30 June 2013
Posted on 26 March 2013
The Wellcome Collection’s spring exhibition brings together more than 300 works for the first major display of Japanese Outsider Art in the UK. The 46 artists represented in the show are residents and day attendees at social welfare institutions across Honshu, Japan’s largest island.
Posted on 21 March 2013
The elegant Georgian rooms that make up the Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery have been transformed by Berlin-based Japanese artist, Hiraku Suzuki. Mystical swirls of hieroglyphic text, shimmering silver silhouettes and tomb-shaped graphite rubbings create an unworldly, primeval atmosphere for the new exhibition, Excavated Reverberations. The symbols that are a reoccurring motif in these
Posted on 12 March 2013
Exhibition at The Gallery at Norwich University of the Arts from 12 March to 20 April 2013 Washi: The Art of Japanese Paper The Gallery at Nowich University of the Arts will be showing two collections of international importance: the Parkes Collection (1869-70) from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the 21st century washi lent
Posted on 22 February 2013
Since moving to Japan in 1947, the recently deceased Donald Richie (1924 – 2013) became recognised worldwide as a Western authority on Japanese culture and society, being described by Time Magazine as ‘the dean of arts in Japan’. He wrote over 30 books about Japan, befriended some of Japan’s foremost artists (including filmmaker Akira Kurosawa),
Posted on 18 February 2013
We gave Project Shizengaku a Daiwa Foundation Award in the September 2011 round of funding and the project members will present a series of events, including exhibitions and performances, in London over two weeks ( 24th Feb-9 March 2013 ). Project Shizengaku is a collaboration between the Music Department of Goldsmiths, University of London and Fine Arts Department of
Posted on 11 February 2013
Mariko Mori’s exhibition at Burlington Gardens, the annexe to the Royal Academy of Arts, centres on the themes of life and rebirth and references to Buddhism and the Jomon culture (around 14,000 to 300 BCE). It is a luminous, playful and uplifting experience which mixes lights, works on papers, digital technology and installations. Burlington Gardens,
“All You Need Is LOVE: From Chagall to Kusama and Hatsune Miku” from Friday, 26 April to Sunday, 1 September 2013 at the Mori Art Museum
Posted on 5 February 2013
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of its founding, the Mori Art Museum is pleased to present “All You Need Is LOVE: From Chagall to Kusama and Hatsune Miku” from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, September 1, 2013.