Monthly Archives: December 2011

On Golden Ponds - Maio Motoko

The golden ponds at 101 Collins main foyer designed by leading post-modernist US architect Philip Johnson provided the perfect backdrop for Maio Motoko’s master work ‘Moment By Moment Heartbeat by Heartbeat’…so much so that the artist herself was moved to …
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The Shikokenkyukai : Reinventing Lost Art

Secret techniques went to the grave with traditional Japanese lacquer masters causing severe limitations to the achievements of the followers in the field. Mastery of technique is taken as a necessary prerequisite for self-expression in all fields of Japanese art …
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Storytelling in Japanese Art : The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Storytelling in Japanese Art November 19, 2011 – May 6, 2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Exhibition Page In New York for Christmas? The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a fascinating exhibition of Japanese paintings and handscrolls highlighting …
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Sparkling Sake

Sparking Sake is regularly served at our exhibition openings and always receives positive comments. It is sweeter and has a lower alcohol content than normal Sake. Fermentation is halted earlier than is the case with regular Sake and this allows …
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Sake Corner #2

image: Leah Ikeda, the wine and sake director of Pho Republique, holds a bottle of Fukucho Moon on the Water sake. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff) Sake Sisters Until 30 years ago sake breweries were strictly off-limits to women. On the …
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Critiquing Contemporary Art

*Judges from ‘Work of Art’ image per Bravo TV Those with a long association with Lesley Kehoe Galleries will be familiar with our emphasis on beauty and lack of patience with much of the over-intellectualized concept-driven work that struts the …
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