Tag Archives: Exhibition

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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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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NGV Gallery of Japanese Art Opening Remarks: Mrs Pauline Gandel

Photo courtesy of William Hung Opening Speech Pauline Gandel Cocktail Reception Pauline Gandel Gallery of Japanese Art Opening October 2 2012 National Galley of Victoria Ambassador Sato, Ambassador Rotem, Consul-General Sobashima, Director Akimoto, President of Trustees Myers, Director Ellwood, Distinguished …
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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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Ogata Korin : Nezu Museum of Art

Irises and Eight Bridges: Masterpieces by Kōrin from the Nezu Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Nezu Art Musuem Tokyo April 21 – May 20 2012 After nearly a century apart, Ogata Korin’s (1658-1716) two master works of screen …
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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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Genga: Otomo Katsuhiro

There is a line, snaking around the block as far as the eye can see, of people of all ages, backgrounds and types – bartenders, low-level yakuza, manual laborers… me…all eagerly queuing to shuffle in single file at a painstakingly …
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Hakone Open Air Museum : Hakone Japan

A short walk from Gora Kadan is the Hakone Open Air Museum (Sculpture Park is the literal translation from the Japanese). Established in 1969 and with over 70,000 square metres of beautifully landscaped grounds against a backdrop of the Hakone …
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