Japanese Art in the US

LACMA: “Atmosphere in Japanese Painting” ongoing

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 techniques for evoking atmosphere, features the artist Yoshio Ikezaki (Japan, active United States, born 1953), who makes his own paper and sumi, which he applies...
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LACMA: “Atmosphere” 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 / 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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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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