Category Archives: Exhibitions

Outside Looking In : Contemporary Japanese Art

LKG continued its commitment to elevating and broadening the local art scene by bringing international art to the Australian audience. Under the curatorial ‘Outside Looking In’ the second half of the year focussed on three brilliantly successful mid-career artists based …
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Envisioning Contemporary Art : 2014 at LKG

LKG Booth at the Melbourne Art Fair     Photo : Urban Angles ‘The art market appeared to be in rude health as 2014 drew to a close. More money was spent on blue-chip and emerging art last year than …
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Mitsuo Shoji : A Vocation in Fire

Mitsuo Shoji : A Vocation in Fire from Lesley Kehoe Galleries on Vimeo. Mitsuo Shoji speaks of a child-like fascination with fire, and like many ceramic artists, is intrigued by the serendipitous action of the kiln, its alchemical transformative power. …
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Meet Me at the Met : Asia Week New York 2014

The growing significance of Asia Week New York is attested to by the opening party being held this year in the hallowed halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a further testament to the fertile collaboration in America amongst …
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LKG Exhibition: Asaka Corr Douglas Loughlin

Asaka Corr Douglas Loughlin : Concept Master Originality Technique October 10 – November 15 2012 Glass as Contemporary Art What motivated an exhibition of contemporary glass by Australian artists in Lesley Kehoe Galleries, specialists in Japanese art and design for …
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Japanese Design: Rinpa Resonates and Sekka Seduces

The Art Gallery of NSW led the way last year (June-August 2012) in an international celebration of Japanese design with a visually striking and intellectually stimulating exhibition and series of lectures of the Rinpa-inspired works of Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942) from …
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The Whitney Museum: Yayoi Kusama Retrospective

Image courtesy of Whitney Museum Priestess of Polka Dots/Eccentric Art or Louis Vuitton Brand Ambassador? The queues at the Whitney Museum for entry to the Kusama Yayoi retrospective (Read NY Times Review) were, yes, admittedly longer and more decorous than …
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Art Crafting Towards the Future : 21st Century Museum of Art

A highlight of our recent trip to Japan, April 27 saw us at the opening of a stunning and stimulating exhibition of contemporary ‘craft’ (工芸 kogei) at the internationally renowned 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan.  Entitled ‘Art …
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Teraoka Masami: New Albion Gallery

Teraoka Masami New Albion Gallery, Sydney May 23 – June 16 2012 www.newalbiongallery.com A prominent international Japanese-American artist, Teraoka Masami (b. 1936) mixes the tradition of ukiyoe, American pop-art and more recently elements of Gothic and Renaissance paintings in his …
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Nihonga Japanese Painting : Hamilton Art Gallery

Hamilton Art Gallery, Australia 30 May – 11 July 2012 Details A valuable collection of Nihonga paintings was donated to the State of Victoria by the International Culture Appreciation and Interchange Society of Japan in 1977 to commemorate the signing …
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