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Japanese Art at LACMA: Celebrating 10 Years of the Japanese Art Acquisitions Group

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Art at LACMA: Celebrating 10 Years of the Japanese Art Acquisitions Group Dec. 24 – May 7, 2017 Pavilion for Japanese Art www.lacma.org The Japanese Art Acquisitions Group (JAAG) was established in 2008 to support the acquisition efforts of the Japanese Art department of the Los Angeles...
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LACMA displaying Maruyama Okyo’s “Canes” (1772) at Japanese Pavilion

LACMA Maruyama Okyo Screens Cranes

Maruyama Okyo’s screens of “Cranes”was acquired in 2012 by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Maruyama Okyo (1733-95) is pivotal to Japanese art history for being one of the first artists to paint directly from nature rather than from paintings and sketches. Of his five most famous pairs of screens, four are registered...
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LACMA displaying calligraphy (c.1840-60) of Lord Tokugawa Nariaki at Japanese Pavilion

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Art at LACMA: Celebrating 10 Years of the Japanese Art Acquisitions Group Dec. 24, 2016 – May 7, 2017 Pavilion for Japanese Art www.lacma.org Lord Tokugawa Nariaki Japan, 1800 – 1868 Snow, Moon, Flower Calligraphy, c 1840 – 60 Set of three hanging scrolls, ink and pigment...
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LACMA /1960s-70s era Japanese graphic design exhibition at Japanese Pavilion

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Awazu Kiyoshi, Graphic Design: Summoning the Outdated October 15, 2016–May 7, 2017 Pavilion for Japanese Art Designer and artist Awazu Kiyoshi (1929–2009) devoted his career to political advocacy and collaborations within Tokyo’s artistic community. In stark contrast to the prevailing modernist dogma, which sought universal and impersonal set...
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LACMA displaying an oil painting of World War II Internment barracks at American Art galley

Taneyuki Dan Harada was born in Little Tokyo in 1923, but at age of seven, he move to Japan with his mother following the death of his father. In 1938, when Harada was fourteen, the family returned to the U.S. when his mother remarried and settled in Oakland, California. In 1942, he and his...
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Phoenix Art Museum to present “SAMURAI” exhibition from Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, ongoing

Samurai exhibition

Phoenix Art Museum SAMURAI exhibition at Steele Gallery Samurai Armors from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection March 1, 2017 – July 16 First Friday: Public Opening for Samurai Exhibit Friday, March 3rd / 6 – 10 p.m. Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004 http://www.phxart.org/Samurai
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2017 / Detroit art museum to unveil Nov. 4-5 Japan Cultural Days program at Girl’s Day event

Detroit Hinamatsuri 2017

To coincide with the opening of the Japan Gallery at the Detroit Institute of Arts, the DIA and the Japanese Business Society of Detroit will sponsor the Japanese Cultural Days on Nov. 4 (Sat) and 5 (Sun) at venues of the DIA. The detail about the Nov. 4-5 Japanese Cultural Days event will be...
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2017 / Egenolf Gallery to display ukiyo-e and shin hanga at Los Angeles Fine Print Fair, Feb. 3-5

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Los Angeles Fine Print Fair February 3-5, 2017 Bohmans Los Angeles 7601 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Original 18th – 20th century ukiyo-e and shin hanga, including Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi, Yoshitoshi, Hasui and other blue-chip print artists at: Egenolf Gallery. Friday, February 3: Opening Reception: 6-8:30 pm ($30) Saturday, February 4: 10 am to 6...
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2017 / Shikishi – New Year Greeting Card – Exhibition in Little Tokyo, through Jan. 29

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 19th Annual Shikishi Exhibition Sunday, January 8 – Sunday, January 29, 2017 Free admission www.jaccc.org The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center presents its 19th Annual Shikishi Exhibition with artwork based on the theme of Year of the Rooster. In celebration of the New Year, JACCC welcomes...
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