Japanese Art – Contemporary

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA : “Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora” at Japanese American National Museum, ongoing

Japanese American National Museum TRANSPACIFIC BORDERLANDS: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo September 17, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Transpacific Borderlands will examine the experiences of artists of Japanese ancestry born, raised, or living in either Latin America or predominantly Latin American neighborhoods of Southern California....
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The Broad – “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” ongoing

The Broad Yayoi Kusama

The Broad Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors October 21, 2017 – January 1, 2018 Advanced tickets for Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors are sold out. A limited number of same-day, onsite $30 tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis each day that the exhibition is open.  The Broad’s first visiting special exhibition, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity...
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Contemporary Art: Keiko Fukazawa & Ben Sakoguchi at Brand Library exhibition in Glendale, Nov. 18 – Jan. 12

One Year

ONE YEAR: The Art of Politics in Los Angeles November 18, 2017 – January 12, 2018 Brand Library & Art Center 1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201 Opening Reception:  Saturday, November 18, 6 – 9pm Brand Library & Art Center is pleased to present ONE YEAR: The Art of Politics in Los Angeles a group exhibition of...
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Contemporary Art: Yayoi Kusama related performance series – Gifts of the Spirit – at Vibiana, Jan. 25, 2018, 7–9PM

The Broad’s Yayoi Kusama exhibition related Performance Gifts of the Spirit: Prophecy, Automatism and Discernment January 25, 2018, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Location: Vibiana, 241 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tickets: $25 on sale, Nov. 15, 2017 at thebroad.org/programs The Broad “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” opening Oct. 21 Yayoi Kusama related...
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Japanese American National Museum “Special Display: Sadako’s Crane” ongoing

Japanese American National Museum Special Display  Sadako’s Crane The crane is currently on display in JANM’s Hirasaki National Resource Center and viewable as part of admission to the museum. Please check the HNRC page for its hours. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on...
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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 / Contemporary Art: Yayoi Kusama related performance series – Joshua Light Show – at The Broad, Nov. 2-4

Joshua Light Show with Live Musical Performances by Lesley Flanigan, Miho Hitori’s New Optimism and Noveller In 1968, influential concert promoter Bill Graham paired the Joshua Light Show with The Broad’s special exhibition artist Yayoi Kusama to collaborate on four performances at the Fillmore East in New York, where crowds enthusiastically observed Kusama and...
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2017 / Pacific Standard Time: Mexican mural depicting wartime incarceration at Union Station, Sept. 29 – Oct. 22

Barbara Carrasco’s 1981 portable mural contains 51 scenes depicting the history of Los Angeles, with an emphasis on the experiences of marginalized groups. These vignettes range from the city’s original native inhabitants and the railroad’s impact on the city’s growth to the whitewashing of David Alfaro Siqueiro’s mural “America Tropical” and the incarceration of...
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2017 / Grant Application: Eastside Arts Initiative grants for innovative arts programing by Aug. 28

Eastside Arts Initiative

The Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) is  accepting applications for its fourth granting cycle, and applicants are invited to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to be considered for a grant. The deadline is August 28 at 5pm. “We are thrilled to continue offering this beneficial granting program, and encourage members of the eastern Los...
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