Art – Traditional Japanese

LACMA Japanese Art Lecture: Art history scholar to tell global history of the Japanese folding fan, Dec. 9, 3:30PM

Forwarding for Los Angeles County Museum The Thirty-first Annual Michele and Peter Berton Memorial Lecture on Japanese Art Sunday, December 9, 3:30 pm Free and open to the public LACMA, Brown Auditorium 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles Join Kristopher W. Kersey, assistant professor in the Department of Art History at the University of California,...
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Getty Museum “A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer” ongoing

The Getty Center A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer January 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019 Tuesday – Thursday, 10 am-5:30 pm Friday, Saturday, 10 am-9 pm Closed Mondays The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Parking is $15; $10 after 3pm. Admission is free This exhibition showcases...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art “Paths of Gold: Landscape and Narrative paintings from the Collection” ongoing

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Paths of Gold: Japanese Landscape and Narrative paintings from the Collection November 10, 2018  – February 10, 2019 The malleable interior of traditional Japanese houses could be redecorated to suit particular purposes — at times adorning with glistening screens and objects of color and gold. This exhibition explores the...
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Portland Japanese Garden to host Japan Foundation’s traveling exhibition “Manga Hokusai Manga” Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 13, 2019

Portland Japanese Garden Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 13, 2019 The Pavilion and Tanabe Gallery Portland Japanese Garden 611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205 https://japanesegarden.org Exhibition admission is included with garden ticket, $16, 95. By introducing some of the similarities...
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Smithsonian’s Arthur Sackler Gallery exhibiting “Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection” ongoing

Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection September 29, 2018–January 24, 2019 Gallery 24 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 1050 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC Celebrating the Freer-Sackler’s recent acquisition of a major Japanese photography collection, this exhibition features a selection of works by groundbreaking twentieth-century photographers. Whether capturing evocative landscapes...
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Smithsonian’s Arthur Sackler Gallery exhibiting “Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography” ongoing

Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography September 29, 2018 – January 24, 2019 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 1050 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC When photography arrived in Japan in the mid-nineteenth century, traditional woodblock printmakers were forced to adapt their craft to keep pace with the new medium. In the decades that...
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Biography of Meher McArthur

Biography of Meher McArthur Meher McArthur is an independent Asian art curator, author and educator. She worked for nine years as Curator of East Asian Art at Pacific Asia Museum, where she curated over 15 exhibitions. Recently, she has curated several exhibitions for Southern California galleries and for the traveling exhibition company International Arts...
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About the Shumei Arts Council

About the Shumei Arts Council The Shumei Arts Council, Inc. was created in early 1998 to enrich the cultural life of the Pasadena and Los Angeles communities and to foster a deeper appreciation of the arts. Motivated by the belief that art can enlighten hearts and minds and cause communities to flourish, the organization is...
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2018 / Los Angeles County Museum of Art to host lecture on Japanese lacquer collection in 18th century France, Aug. 24

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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