Tag Archives: Lesley Kehoe Galleries

NGV : The Pauline Gandel Gallery of Japanese Art

Photo by Shannon Macgrath © Pauline Gandel Under a canopy of cherry blossoms in a transformed Great Hall at the NGV, Mr Yuji Akimoto, Director of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan, officially opened the Pauline Gandel …
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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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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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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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On Golden Ponds - Maio Motoko

The golden ponds at 101 Collins main foyer designed by leading post-modernist US architect Philip Johnson provided the perfect backdrop for Maio Motoko’s master work ‘Moment By Moment Heartbeat by Heartbeat’…so much so that the artist herself was moved to …
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The Shikokenkyukai : Reinventing Lost Art

Secret techniques went to the grave with traditional Japanese lacquer masters causing severe limitations to the achievements of the followers in the field. Mastery of technique is taken as a necessary prerequisite for self-expression in all fields of Japanese art …
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A Decade at LKG

2011 marks the tenth year of Trevor Fleming’s employment with Lesley Kehoe Galleries. At 24 years of age with a working holiday in Japan and some experience in the hospitality industry, Trevor’s love of Japan brought him to the world …
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'The Art of the Vessel' Lecture @ LKG

THE ART OF THE VESSEL & SPRING SAKE TASTING Thursday October 27, 2011 A definite ‘spring in the step’ was noticed as guests left the gallery at the wrap-up of our recent sold out Spring Sake event. Happy and drunk …
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Mitsuo Shoji Opening Night : Lesley Kehoe Galleries

October 5th, 2011 At the peak of an acclaimed national and international career, Mitsuo Shoji has returned to Melbourne. In 1973 Mitsuo Shoji took up a teaching position at Caulfield Institute of Technology, his first overseas experience and the beginning …
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'What is a Netsuke?' Lecture @ LKG

Here a Hare, There a Hare What is a Netsuke? – More than a hare with amber eyes Lesley Kehoe Galleries lecture – with guest artists Susan Wraight & Leigh Sloggett October, 2011 From Paris via Vienna to Melbourne, devotees …
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