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LACMA displaying Maruyama Okyo’s “Canes” (1772) at Japanese Pavilion

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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LACMA displaying calligraphy (c.1840-60) of Lord Tokugawa Nariaki at Japanese Pavilion

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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LACMA /1960s-70s era Japanese graphic design exhibition at Japanese Pavilion

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Awazu Kiyoshi, Graphic Design: Summoning the Outdated October 15, 2016–May 7, 2017 Pavilion for Japanese Art Designer and artist Awazu Kiyoshi (1929–2009) devoted his career to political advocacy and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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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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2016/ Los Angeles County Museum of Art “Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind” Jun. 11 – Dec. 18

                                Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind June 11 –December 18, 2016 Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind explores various approaches to Zen subjects, from the teachings of Zen and the experience of...
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2016 / LACMA Event / Talk: Meditation and Art at L.A. Times Central Court, Dec. 15

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Talk: Meditation and Art Thu, December 15, 2016, 4 PM L.A. Times Central Court In this world of speed and gadgets, it is hard to find moments of stillness and contemplation. Museums are ideal places in which to slow down and look. Join educator Alicia Vogl Saenz in...
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2016 / LACMA “Alternative Dreams” 17th-century Chinese painting exhibition, Aug. 7 – Dec. 4

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Resnick Pavilion New Exhibition Alternative Dreams: 17th –Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection August 7 – December 4, 2016 www.lacma.org Alternative Dreams: 17th-Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection presents one of the finest existing collections of the 17th century Chinese paintings in the U.S.,...
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2016 / LACMA Special Event: Stealing The Moon at Pavilion for Japanese Art, Nov. 15

Forwarded for Los Angeles County Museum of Art Special: Stealing The Moon by David Horvitz + Xiu Xiu 7:30 pm | Tue, November 15, 2016 Pavilion for Japanese Art A NonSalon by Paloma Powers. Artist David Horvitz and the acclaimed experimental group Xiu Xiu present a special performance inspired by the exhibition Japanese Painting:...
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2016 / LACMA raises more than $3.6 million at sixth annual Art + Film gala

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LACMA’s Sixth Annual Art+Film Gala Honors Robert Irwin and Kathryn Bigelow and Raises More than $3.6 Million Leonardo DiCaprio and Eva Chow Co-chaired the Evening Attended by More than 550 Prominent Guests on Saturday, October 29, 2016 + Presented by Gucci, ART + FILM (Los Angeles, October 30, 2016) — The Los Angeles County...
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