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Maio Motoko : Edmund Capon AO OBE

Maio Motoko : Extraordinary Perspectives The Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne Remarks by Edmund Capon AO OBE, 18 January 2017 There is a certain air of mea culpa about this for me….Lesley reminded me of her showing the work of Maio …
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Samurai Tea at The International Show New York

Zimbabwe, the nefarious back streets of Lisbon, Melbourne’s renowned gra ti lanes, Yoko Ono’s peace tower in Iceland, MONA FOMA Tasmania and now the Park Avenue Armory New York, may seem unusual sites for the formal practice of Japanese tea, but …
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Playboy Takes Tea : Adam Wojcinski x Tomokazu Matsuyama

Additional Coverage : Arrested Motion Initiated by Byron Kehoe of Lesley Kehoe Galleries and co-hosted with artist Tomokazu Matsuyama at his Brooklyn NY studio, the artist’s significant work ‘Whatever The Playboy Wrote Was As Good As The Great Waves’ took …
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Butoh Performance : You Have My Breath Now

静かなる無意識 You have my breath now; It was never mine, and it Was always silent. To the music of Der Abschied by Vladimir Martynov, butoh performer Adam Wojcinski created a deeply moving experience for the guests at the Playboy Takes …
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Artist Dinner at The Australian Embassy Tokyo

Australian Ambassador to Japan Mr Bruce Miller hosted a dinner for Lesley Kehoe Galleries’ artists at the Tokyo Residence on October 19. This was a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge the many artists who work with the Galleries and to thank them …
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Sky Is the Limit : Tomokazu Matsuyama in Hong Kong

Tomokazu Matsuyama was selected for the 2014 Hong Kong Harbour City Sculpture Project placing him amongst the luminaries of past projects Kusama Yayoi, KAWS, Yue Minjun and Florentijn Hofman, a huge accolade for this rising star. A 6.5 metre high stainless steel …
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Sounds of Antiquity, Elegance Enduring

How important is lineage? Lineage is significant in Japanese culture: clear and unbroken lines of tradition establish authority, nurture creativity, permit experimentation and inform contemporary thinking and practice. Lineage and resonance from the past was characteristic of the participants in …
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C-Notes : Conversations Around Contemporary Art

C Notes: Conversations around Contemporary Art encouraged stimulating and vigorous conversation amongst invited guests around a superbly decorated and richly catered banquet table in the gallery in October. Collector, Curator, Creator, Commentator and Connoisseur joined in to debate the pros …
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The Other Side of Light : Tea and Butoh in Brisbane

Hosted by TAASA Brisbane founder member Dr James MacKean, gallery manager and sake professional Byron Kehoe and Ueda Soko tea master Adam Wojczinski introduced the culture of Japanese sake, tea and Butoh to a group of some 30 Asian art …
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Dance of Darkness : Shirow Kaze-Dama

NITE Art July 23 from 8pm Butoh dance evolved in the intellectual and artistic ferment of post-war Japan as a ‘direct assault on the refinement (miyabi) and understatement (shibui) so valued in Japanese aesthetics’ (Sanders, Vicki (Autumn 1988). “Dancing and …
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