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LACMA: “Atmosphere in Japanese Painting” at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Atmosphere in Japanese Painting Pavilion for Japanese Art September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2017 http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/atmosphere-japanese-painting + Go Back to Top Page: Latest News
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LACMA: New Japanese painting exhibition features Yoshio Ikezaki

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Atmosphere in Japanese Painting September 15, 2017–February 4, 2018 http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/atmosphere-japanese-painting In the Japanese language, there are about 50 words for rain, but also an equivalent surfeit of terms for snow, mist, and fog. Relatively simple painting tools are available to the Japanese artist—paper (washi), ink (sumi), water-based or...
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LACMA: “Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from Gerber Collection” ongoing

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry Pavilion for Japanese Art May 28, 2017–February 4, 2018 The 1830s marked the beginning of a renaissance in Japanese cloisonné production. Though small objects incorporating enamels were produced in Japan prior to...
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2017 / LACMA: “Japanese Paintings: A Walk in Nature” May 13 – Sep. 10

LACMA Japanese Painting

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Paintings: A Walk in Nature May 13–September 10, 2017 Pavilion for Japanese Art Whereas European art often depicts nature as something to be feared—a place of wolves and specters—nature in Japanese art is respected, even revered, as an ideal retreat for those needing meditation or tranquility. Beginning...
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2017 / Phoenix Art Museum presents “SAMURAI” exhibition from Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, March 1 – July 16

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 / Japanese Art at LACMA: Celebrating 10 Years of the Japanese Art Acquisitions Group, Dec. 24, 2016 – May 7, 2017

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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2017 / LACMA displaying Maruyama Okyo’s “Canes” (1772) at Japanese Pavilion. Dec. 24, 2016 – May 7, 2017

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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2017 / LACMA displaying calligraphy (c.1840-60) of Lord Tokugawa Nariaki at Japanese Pavilion, Dec 24, 2016 – May 7, 2017

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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2017 / LACMA /1960s-70s era Japanese graphic design exhibition at Japanese Pavilion, Oct. 15, 2016 – May 7, 2017

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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