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Azusa Pacific U to exhibit modern Scripture illuminated with Nihonga technique for the 400th anniversary of King James Bible

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As a part of the 400th anniversary celebration of the King James Bible at Azusa Pacific University at Azusa in Southern California, world-renowned artist Makoto Fujimura’s groundbreaking work, “The Four Holy Gospels” will be on display from Oct 24 – Nov 21 in Duke Art Gallery located on Azusa Pacific University’s West Campus at...
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Japanese painting / 19th century Meiji artists absorbed international influences

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Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena Meiji: Japan Rediscovered March 31, 2011 through February 26, 2012 Meiji: Japan Rediscovered explores the vibrant connection between Japan and the West during the Meiji period (1868-1912). Meiji is one of the most dynamic eras in Japanese political and cultural history, as Japanese artists in all fields rediscovered and...
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Pacific Asia Museum opening “Visions of the Orient” Mar 4

Opening: Friday, March 4, 2011 Exhibition: Visions of the Orient: Western Women Artists in Asia 1900-1940 Duration: Through May 29, 2011 Pacific Asia Museum: 46 North Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101, (626) 449-2742, www.pacificasiamuseum.org Museum hour: Open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm. Admission: General admission $9 Visions of the Orient...
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Exhibition – Zuan: Expressions of Modern Design in Early 20th Century Japanese Art – at Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, April 24 – July 31

Exhibition – Zuan: Expressions of Modern Design in Early 20th Century Japanese Art – at Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, April 24 – July 31

Sunday, April 25, 2 pm Opening Lecture to the new exhibition Zuan: Expressions of Modern Design in Early 20th Century Japanese Art Conducted by Sabine Schenk, curator of this exhibition This exhibition at the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford, California, features art works reflecting a modern sense of design in...
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Takehisa Yumeji: Young German art scholar’s falling in love with his art

Takehisa Yumeji:  Young German art scholar’s falling in love with his art

It has now been about 4 years since I first came across works of the popular Japanese artist Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934). During my study at Kyoto University I tried to visit museums and exhibitions as often as possible. When a friend asked me to accompany her to a Yumeji exhibition I first asked her,...
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