Tag Archives: Exhibition

Foreign ownership of Japanese art

*Pictured Japanese Room, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Courtesy of the Boston Public LIbrary  ‘Some Japanese people have mixed feelings about foreigners possessing art pieces deemed national treasures or seen as culturally important,’ is a sentiment expressed in an article …
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Japanese Masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston : Tokyo National Museum

Tokyo National Museum March 20 – Jun 10 2012 ‘Most anecdotes on Shohaku describe an arrogant, brazen, aggressive individual’ , but it is a work by this artist that tops the Tokyo National Museum poll of favourite works at the …
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Kamisakka Sekka Dawn of Modern Japanese Design : Art Gallery of NSW

Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney Australia 22 June – 22 July & 25 July – 26 August 2012 Continuing its longstanding commitment to bringing serious international collections of Japanese art to Australia, the AGNSW will exhibit the brilliant work of …
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Pola Museum of Art : Hakone Japan

The commitment to serious art in Japan is always overwhelming. Putting aside, for the moment, the question of whether this commitment is as seriously expressed with regard to Japanese culture as to European and Chinese, every prefecture has a major …
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Maio Motoko selected for Craft Spoken Here : Philadelphia Museum of Art

Maio Motoko Philadelphia Museum of Art May 5-Aug 12 2012 Applauding and revisiting craft is seemingly part of a worldwide trend with one of America’s oldest and largest art museums, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, celebrating craft in an exhibition …
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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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Unryuan selected for Art Crafting Towards the Future : 21st Century Museum of Art

Art Crafting towards the Future 21st Century Museum Kanazwa Japan From April 28 – August 31, 2012 Dragon born lacquer master Unryuan Kitamura Tatsuo celebrates his significant 60th year with an invitation to exhibit works in a ground-breaking exhibition at …
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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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