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2015 / Jewel of Japanese art collection at LACMA exhibition to close, Sunday, Nov. 29

LACMA Maruyama Okyo Screens Cranes

“Japanese Painting: Celebrating LACMA’s 50th Anniversary “ at the Pavilion for Japanese Art, East Wing, features the jewel of Japanese art collection at Los Angeles County Museum of Art such as Maruyama Okyo’s “Cranes” (1772) and “Night Festival of Tsushima Shrine” (early Edo period). This exhibition will close on Sunday, Nov. 29. The new...
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2015 / Japanese Paintings and Prints: Celebrating LACMA’s 50th Anniversary, Jun. 28 – Nov. 29

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Paintings and Prints: Celebrating LACMA’s 50th Anniversary June 28 – Sept​ember 20, 2015 Painting exhibition remains through Nov. 29 Japanese Paintings and Prints: Celebrating LACMA’s 50th Anniversary commemorates the museum’s 50th year as well as the individuals and groups who have shaped the museum’s collections of Japanese...
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2015 / Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl, March 29 – June 7

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Pavilion for Japanese Art / March 29 –June 7, 2015 Raku tea bowls have been revered since their first appearance in 16th-century Japanese tea ceremonies. In the West, the term raku refers to a quick, low-fire technique for making ceramics. Few know that this method traces its history back to...
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2015 / LACMA Talk by 15th Grand Master of the Urasenke tea school, May 24

Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents a special lecture “Peace Through a Bowl of Tea” by Dr. Genshitsu Sen of Kyoto, Japan on Sunday, May 24, at 1 pm. This lecture is a part of public program in associated with the current exhibition “Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea bowl” at the Pavilion...
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2015 / “Art of the Samurai” exhibition at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Nov. 1 – Mar. 1, 2015

LACMA Art of Samurai Yoshitoshi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Art of the Samurai: Swords, Paintings, Prints, and Textiles Pavilion for Japanese Art, East Wing and The Helen and Felix Juda Gallery November 1, 2014–March 1, 2015 “Art of the Samurai: Swords, Paintings, Prints, and Textiles,” showcases Japanese swords, samurai robes, battle screens, and woodblock prints depicting legends...
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2015 / “Samurai: Japanese Armor” exhibition at LACMA, Oct.19, 2014 – Feb.1,2015

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will exhibit two shows exploring  the subject of samurai art this fall. In October, LACMA presents the Southern California premiere of “Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Anne and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection,” a major presentation of battle gear worn by samurai from the 12th through the 19th centuries....
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2015 / LACMA screening, Jan. 29, 7:30 pm, “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa

Seven Samurai

Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Film Programs Seven Samurai (1954, 207 min, black and white, 35 mm) Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 pm Bing Theater in the LACMA   Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni and Shinobu Hashimoto; directed by Akira Kurosawa; with Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Minoru...
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2015 / Target program to feature Japanese music at LACMA, Jan. 19

Minyo Station

  As a “TARGET” Free Holiday Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents live music by Minyo Station at Los Angeles Times Central Court at 12:30 pm and 2:45 pm on Monday, January 19. Free and open to the public. LACMA is located at 5905 Wilshire...
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2014 / LACMA’s annual Japanese art lecture to cover Edo popular art, Dec 7

LACMA Michele Berton Lecture

Los Angeles County Museum of Art The 27th-Annual Michele and Peter Berton Memorial Lecture on Japanese Art Sunday, December 7, 2014,  3:30 pm LACMA, Brown Auditorium Katsuya Hirano, associate professor of history at UCLA, presents “Edo Popular Art in the Age of Great Transformation.” In this lecture, Professor Hirano addresses why the powerful Tokugawa...
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