2000 Visual Arts – Ikebana and Crafts

2015 / Arizona / Sumie Asian brush painting demonstration at a Scottsdale library, Sept. 27

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Japanese Culture Club of Arizona presents Sumie Asian Brush Painting Sunday, September 27, 2:00pm – 4:00pm Place: Scottsdale Mustang Public Library Book Discussion Room 10101 N. 90th Street, Scottsdale, AZ Fee: $10 for members  $15 for guests (For venue rental and refreshments) Talk and Demonstration by MARTHA KLARE, who has generously donated her time and...
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2015 / Screening: Documentary about Japanese woman photographer, Sept. 23

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JAPANEMA: Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Screening September 23, 7:00 PM “The Legacy of FRIDA KAHLO” (89 min, 2015) Directed by Tadasuke Kotani Photographer Ishiuchi in person for Q&A Japan Foundation Los Angeles Auditorium 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Free to attend. Reservation is not required. Street Parking is available. http://www.jflalc.org/about-us.html#parking This documentary...
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2015 / Japan Foundation Lecture at Otis College / Japanese Design Today, Sept 03

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Lecture Event by Japan Foundation Thursday, Sept. 3, at 4:00 pm Otis College of Art and Design The Forum, Kathleen Holser Ahmanson Hall, 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Free Admission Japanese Design Today: Unique, Evolving, Borderless Lectures by Hiroshi Kashiwagi, professor of Musashino Art University, and Yoshifumi Nakamura, architect and furniture designer...
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2015 / Japanese American National Museum / Jidai: Timeless Works of Samurai Art, Aug 1-30

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Japanese American National Museum Jidai: Timeless Works of Samurai Art August 1 – 30, 2015  Jidai: Timeless Works of Samurai Art looks at the weaponry and armor of the samurai—Japan’s elite warrior class. Assembled from collections in the greater Los Angeles area, Jidai features rare and historically significant samurai artifacts dating as far back...
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2015 / Visualizing Enlightenment: Decoding Buddhist Iconography, Mar 20 – Aug 02

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USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena March 20 – August 2 Visualizing Enlightenment presents exceptional Amida Buddha in USC Pacific Asia Museum’s collection from the Kamakura period (1185-1333) in Japan. At over six-feet tall, Amida Buddha is a rare example of large-scale sculpture from the period, and was executed using the yosegi technique, in...
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2015 / Ikko Style: The Graphic Art of Ikko Tanaka, Apr 02 – Aug 02

USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena April 2 – August 2, 2015 Ikko Style: The Graphic Art of Ikko Tanaka presents the work of Ikko Tanaka, one of the leading graphic designers in Japan in the second half of the 20th century. Ikko Style provides a colorful look into how the artist’s ideas were visualized and transmitted to a broad...
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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 / Huntington Library to present Indigo Dye workshop by Setsuko Hayashi, July 26

Setsuko Hayashi’s indigo dye workshop will be held on July 26, from 9:30 am at the Huntington Library. This workshop is a part of a three-day symposium, July 23-26, 2015, during the Huntington’s “Weird, Wild & Wonderful: The New York Botanical Garden Second Triennial Exhibition.
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2015 / A model of famous Akita beauty photo was a long time Los Angeles resident

Among over 100 photos of the exhibition which the Japan Foundation is bringing to West Los Angeles College’s art gallery currently, one of the most renowned Japanese photographer’s  “Young Woman at Omagari in Akita” black and white photo was included. “Young Woman” was shot by Ihee Kimura in 1953 when a model Yoko Shibata...
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