Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ishinomaki Update #2

On the 15th of March Lesley Kehoe Galleries and the Significant Womens’ Network held a fundraising event for the tsunami ravaged township of Ishinomaki. The event was attended by the Consul-General of Japan, Mr Hidenobu Sobashima, who expressed Japan’s heartfelt …
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Sake Corner #4

For Tohoku’s Sake Sake tasting event Consulate-General of Japan Melbourne Crown Casino February 16th 2012 Promoting sake as an important part of Japanese culture has to be one of the benefits of a diplomatic career- and one at Lesley Kehoe …
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Ishinomaki Update #1

Ishinomaki Fund-raiser : Thank You Sparkling sake bubbled along with the energy of our recent fund-raising event for the tsunami-devastated Ishinomaki in Tohoku. The Consul-General of Japan, Mr Hidenobu Sobashima expressed Japan’s heartfelt gratitude for the assistance from Australia, acknowledging …
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Nakano Kaoru

Paper jewellery challenges our normal ideas of ‘precious’ and ‘value’ in a most confronting way. It demands that we look beyond the material to an appreciation of design and imagination. One of the most creative women artists in the current …
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Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture 1920–1945 : Japan Society New York

Japan Society New York Until June 12 2012 Japan in the 1920’s and 1930’s was a stimulating melting pot of domestic and foreign social and cultural influences.  In art and design some of the most exciting work was created in …
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Ito Jakuchu Colorful Realm : National Gallery of Art Washington

To celebrate Spring and the centenary donation of  3000 cherry blossom trees to Washington DC from Tokyo, the city is planning a five week celebration that ‘will unify and electrify the city, the nation, and the world’ As part of …
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Roppongi Art Night 2012

The Roppongi Hills art precinct and shopping centre in Tokyo is an art lover’s dream with artworks hidden around every corner and events and new installations happening constantly. It is home to a number of Japan’s newest art musuems and …
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