Art – Contemporary Japanese

Japan House exhibition “Contemporary Japanese Ceramic” extended to June 20

Japan House Los Angeles Exhibition KESHIKI: The Landscape Within Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Brodfuehrer Collection April 17, 2019―June 9, 2019, extended to June20 Monday – Saturday: 10AM – 8PM Sunday: 10AM – 7PM Location: Hollywood & Highland Center, Gallery Level 2 Fee: Complimentary japanhousela.com After the twelve-year collecting journey in Japan, Gordon Brodfuehrer...
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USC Pacific Asia Museum “Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited” Feb. 8 – July 14

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of this contemporary artist’s first solo show—held at the USC Pacific Asia Museum in spring 1989—it displays 77 prints by this artist widely celebrated as one of Japan’s leading contemporary print artists. The British Museum lauded Kōkei for producing Japan’s “most notable Kabuki prints” in the post-war era. Known for...
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Japanese American National Museum “KAIJU VS HEROES” exhibition extended to July 7, 2019

Japanese American National Museum Little Tokyo, Los Angeles Kaiju VS Heroes Sep 15, 2018 – July 7, 2019 janm.org/kaiju-vs-heroes Kaiju-Con June 15, 2019 Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata’s Journey through the World of Japanese Toys, which features hundreds of contemporary and vintage Japanese vinyl toys, has been extended on view at the Japanese American...
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Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibition “Manga Hokusai Manga” May 2 – Aug. 3

Japan Foundation Traveling Exhibition Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics Thursday, May 2 –  Saturday, August 3, 2019 Hours:  Mon-Fri: 10am – 7pm, Sat: Noon-5pm Closed on Sundays & Holidays (Memorial Day: May 27 & 28, Independence Day: July 4 – 6) Venue: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700...
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Sacrament: Crocker Art Museum to present “Chiura Obata: An American Modern” June 23 – Sept. 29

Crocker Art Museum 216 O Street, Sacrament, CA 95814 Born in Okayama, Japan, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) emigrated to the United States in 1903 and embarked on a sevendecade career that saw the enactment of anti-immigration laws and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. He nevertheless emerged as a leading figure...
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Anaheim / MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center: an installation of 40 tapestries depicting cherry trees in only black and white ink, May 25 – Aug.11

MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center in Anaheim Carnegie Gallery, Complimentary Admission Japanese Black & White Artist Soho Nakano May 25 – August 11, 2019 “Sakura (Cherry Blossoms)” is an installation of 40 tapestries, each measuring 700x1950mm (approx. 27.5 x 77in), depicting the tree’s transformation through Japan’s four seasons. Using just a single seiboku ink,...
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Protected: 2019 / Japan House “Contemporary Japanese Ceramic” exhibition: Gallery Walkthrough with Curator, May 4

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Protected: 2019 / Japan House exhibition “This is MANGA – the Art of NAOKI URASAWA” Jan. 23 – Mar. 28

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Protected: 2019 / Silk dye workshops by Shibori artist Setsuko Hayashi at LA ArtCore in Little Tokyo, March 9, 10, 1-3PM

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