Japanese Art in the US

Los Angeles County Museum of Art to host lecture on Japanese lacquer collection in 18th century France, Aug. 24 at 2:00PM

LACMA Talk: Collecting Japanese Lacquer in Eighteenth-Century France and the Taste for Incense Utensils Los Angeles County Museum of Art Friday, August 24, 2018, 2:00 pm Brown Auditorium Free and open to the public Talk by Monika Bincsik, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City This lecture will examine the eighteenth-century market and reception...
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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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2018 / LACMA: “Atmosphere in Japanese Painting” Sept. 15, 2017 – Feb. 04

LCMA’s Japanese Pavilion will be closed after Feb. 4 for the LACMA’s construction project. The Japanese Pavilion will be open at the end of 2023. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Atmosphere in Japanese Painting Pavilion for Japanese Art September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2017 Atmosphere in Japanese Painting, presenting a span of...
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2018 / LACMA: “Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from Gerber Collection” May 28, 2017 – Feb. 04

LACMA’s Japanese Pavilion will be closed after Feb.4 for the LACMA’s construction project. The Japanese Pavilion will be open at the end of 2023. 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,...
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2017 / LACMA Lecture: 30th Annual Berton Memorial Lecture on Japanese Art, Dec. 10

Talk: The Thirtieth Annual Michele and Peter Berton Memorial Lecture on Japanese Art: Bachelors’ Passions and Ladies’ Crazes: The Gender of Japanism By Christopher Reed, liberal arts professor of English and visual culture at the Pennsylvania State University Sun, December 10, 2017, at 3:30 pm Brown Auditorium at the Los Angeles County Museum of...
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2017 / Japan Foundation Lecture: Deities in Japanese Arts – Session 3: Bodhisattvas, Nov. 14

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles presents Special Lecture Series “Deities in Japanese Art / Session 3: Bodhisattvas” in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Tuesday, November 14, 7:00 pm at the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite100, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Street parking is available near JFLA. Click here...
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2017 / Japan Foundation Lecture & Demo: Expression of Sumi Ink by Yoshio Ikezaki, Nov. 9

Lecture and Demonstration The Light in the Shadow:  Expression of sumi ink Thursday, November 9, 7pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles This event is full. Suibokuga (水墨画), also called sumi-e (墨絵), is a form of art that uses black sumi ink to paint on washi paper. This seemingly simple monochrome art form requires...
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2017 / Detroit: Japan Cultural Days set for Nov. 4-5 to celebrate opening of Japanese gallery

Detroit Japan Gallery Opening

DETROIT – The Detroit Institute of Arts will open its newly installed gallery of Japanese art on Saturday, Nov. 4. Traditional masterpieces will be displayed alongside contemporary objects to explore the complementary qualities of stillness and movement inherent in many Japanese artworks. Visitors are invited to imagine the object in their original contexts and...
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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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