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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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LACMA: “Atmosphere in Japanese Painting” ongoing

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Atmosphere in Japanese Painting Pavilion for Japanese Art September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2017 Atmosphere in Japanese Painting, presenting a span of techniques for evoking atmosphere, features the artist Yoshio Ikezaki (Japan, active United States, born 1953), who makes his own paper and sumi, which he applies...
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LACMA: “Atmosphere” exhibition features Yoshio Ikezaki

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Atmosphere in Japanese Painting September 15, 2017–February 4, 2018 http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/atmosphere-japanese-painting In the Japanese language, there are about 50 words for rain, but also an equivalent surfeit of terms for snow, mist, and fog. Relatively simple painting tools are available to the Japanese artist—paper (washi), ink (sumi), water-based or...
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LACMA: “Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from Gerber Collection” ongoing

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry Pavilion for Japanese Art May 28, 2017–February 4, 2018 The 1830s marked the beginning of a renaissance in Japanese cloisonné production. Though small objects incorporating enamels were produced in Japan prior to...
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Japan Foundation: Free screening of “Campaign” (2007), Oct. 25, 7:00PM

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Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Japanese Cinema Screening Bow to Everything, Even to An Electric Pole Campaign  (Senkyo)   (120mins, 2007) Directed by Kazuhiro Soda Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00PM Free Admission, No RSVP Required A documentary that closely follows the Kawasaki city assembly by-election in 2005. This is a directorial debut of Soda Kazuhiro,...
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Film – Hirokazu Kore-eda Retrospective: Cinema from the Outside In, Oct. 25-29

Internationally acclaimed Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda will be in Los Angeles to participate in an exciting retrospective of his films at the Hammer Museum’s Billy Wilder Theater and a other venues across town. The director will introduce some films and engage in Q&A about others. This exciting event is presented by the Yanai Initiative...
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Pasadena Garden: Power and Beauty of Japanese Sword, Oct. 27, 5:30 – 7:30PM

Forwarded for the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden THE POWER AND BEAUTY OF THE JAPANESE SWORD Friday, October 27 5:30pm to 7:30pm $30 Member discounts apply The Japanese sword is one of the most highly revered objects in Japanese traditional culture. Said to embody the spirit of the samurai warrior, the sword–especially the curved katana...
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Play: “Little Women” by Velina Hasu Houston / The Attic Theater, Oct. 28 – Nov. 21

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Play: Little Women by Velina Hasu Houston directed by Jon Lawrence Riviera Oct. 28 – Nov. 21, 2017 Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 4 pm, Monday 8 pm The ATTIC Theatre, 5429 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019 A world premiere multicultural transposition by Velina Hasu Houston inspired by the Louisa May Alcott novel. In...
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Contemporary Art: Yayoi Kusama related performance series – Joshua Light Show – at The Broad, Nov. 2-4, 8–11 PM

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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