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2015 / JACCC Doizaki Gallery: NIHONGA-IN First Los Angeles Exhibition, closing July 26

JACCC / Doizaki Gallery NIHONGA-IN First Los Angeles Exhibition July 5 – July 26, 2015 The first Los Angeles group exhibition of member of Nihonga-In (Japanese Painting Academy) in Tokyo will be held at Doizaky Gallery of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo. Nihonga is a style of painting created in accordance...
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2015 / Opening reception July 5, 1 -3 PM at JACCC: Nihonga-In First Los Angeles Exhibition

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center NIHONGA-IN first Los Angeles exhibition July 5 – July 26, 2015 Doizaki Gallery at JACCC / Free Admission Opening Reception, Sunday, July 5, 1-3 PM / Meeting with artists, lecture and demonstration on the art of Nihonga painting Nihonga is a style of painting created in accordance with traditional Japanese...
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2014 / LACMA / Modern Japanese Prints: The Juda Family Legacy / Dec. 7, 2013 – June 22, 2014

LACMA Print Shiko Fox Wolf

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Modern Japanese prints: The Juda family legacy December 7, 2013 – June 22, 2014                               The Helen and Felix Juda Gallery, level 3 Traditionally, the production of Japanese woodblock prints entailed the cooperation of numerous individuals including the designer of the image as well as a carver, printer, and...
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2013 / Thru April 20 / Clark Center exhibits “Landscapes by Japanese Artists, Rotation 2”

20130122 Clark Landscape Fukui South Mountain

South Mountain Fukui Kotei (1866-1937) 1917. Pair of six-panel screens; ink and color on gold paper, 170 x 380 cm. Clark Family Collection (Cultural News Photo) Fukui Kotei began his artistic training at the age of 12, when he studied Western and Japanese painting. In 1916 he resigned from his post as professor at...
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2013 / Clark Center to open “Landscapes by Japanese Artists,” Rotation 2, Jan 6

20130104 Clark Landscape 2 Hokusai_Horse

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture Hanford in Central California   Near and Far: Landscapes by Japanese Artists Jan. 6 – Apr. 20, 2013 Rotation 2: Idealization of Reality   Opening Lecture, Jan. 6 at 2 pm   After traveling through the world of imaginary landscapes in the first rotation of the Clark...
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Thru July 28: Clark Center’s “last great Rinpa artist” Sekka exhibition

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture Kamisaka Sekka, 1866-1942: Tradition and Modernity May 5 – July 28, 2012 15570 Tenth Ave, Hanford, CA 93230  (three-hour drive from Los Angeles)  www.ccjac.org Opening Lecture  Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2 pm. Seats are limited.  For reservation, call (559) 582-4915. Kamisaka Sekka was born just before...
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Feb 26 closing: “Meiji: Japan Rediscovered” at Pacifc Asia Museum

PAM Meiji Japan Basket Seller

Meiji: Japan Rediscovered exhibition at Pacific Asia Museum will close on Sunday, Feb 26. This exhibition explores the connection of Japan and the West in the mid to late 19th century through the early 20th century. Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101. (626) 449-2742. www.pacificasiamuseum.org
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2012 / American Nihonga artist Robert Crowder’s “Endangered Birds of Japan” Nov 13, 2011 – Jan 8, 2012

Shumei Crowder Profile

“Endangered Birds of Japan,” is the greatest achievement by American Nihonga artist Robert Crowder (1911 – 2010). The title is a series of large-sized byobu paintings that treats as their subject, birds on the point of extinction. Disappearing breeds such as the crested ibis, short-tailed albatross and Japanese crane are rendered life-size with exquisite...
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2011/ Memorial gathering for Japanese painting artist Robert Crowder, Dec 8, 7:00 pm at Shumei Hall

Shumei Crowder Profile

One-year memorial gathering for Japanese painting artist Robert Crowder will be held by the Shumei Arts Council on Thursday, Dec 8 at 7:00 pm at the Shumei Hall in Pasadena. The program will include a poetry reading by actor and his friend Ms. Barbara Babcock and Ms. Linda Westerschulte in English and Ms. Teruko...
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