Art – Contemporary Japanese

2017 / Japan Foundation Lecture & Demo: Expression of Sumi Ink by Yoshio Ikezaki, Nov. 9

Lecture and Demonstration The Light in the Shadow:  Expression of sumi ink Thursday, November 9, 7pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles This event is full. Suibokuga (水墨画), also called sumi-e (墨絵), is a form of art that uses black sumi ink to paint on washi paper. This seemingly simple monochrome art form requires...
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2017 / Contemporary Art: Yayoi Kusama related performance series – Joshua Light Show – at The Broad, Nov. 2-4

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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2017 / Pacific Standard Time: Mexican mural depicting wartime incarceration at Union Station, Sept. 29 – Oct. 22

Barbara Carrasco’s 1981 portable mural contains 51 scenes depicting the history of Los Angeles, with an emphasis on the experiences of marginalized groups. These vignettes range from the city’s original native inhabitants and the railroad’s impact on the city’s growth to the whitewashing of David Alfaro Siqueiro’s mural “America Tropical” and the incarceration of...
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2017 / Grant Application: Eastside Arts Initiative grants for innovative arts programing by Aug. 28

Eastside Arts Initiative

The Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) is  accepting applications for its fourth granting cycle, and applicants are invited to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to be considered for a grant. The deadline is August 28 at 5pm. “We are thrilled to continue offering this beneficial granting program, and encourage members of the eastern Los...
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2017 / Art Gallery: Yasunari Nakagomi at LA ArtCore in Little Tokyo, July 1- 30

LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts, Little Tokyo 120 Judge John Aiso Street, Lobby Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun. 12-5 p.m.  Phone: (213) 617-3274 Yasunari Nakagomi July 1 – 30, 2017 LA Artcore presents an exhibition of new oil paintings by Tokyo-based artist Yasunari Nakagomi whose renewed investigation of surface...
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2017 / Wakana Kimura’s artwork featured at Glendale library and art center exhibition “Natural Selections” May 13 – July 1

Glendale Brand Library and Art Center Natural Selections May 13 – July 1, 2017 Inspirited by nature, the vivid compositions of 5 Los Angeles based artists will transform the gallery at Brand http://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/library-arts-culture/brand-library-art-center/brand-library-art-galleries/natural-selections Opening Reception Saturday, May 13, 2017, 6 – 9 PM In Glendale, Brand Library & Art Center presents the artwork of Amabelle...
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2017 / Yoshio Ikezaki’s selected works from 1991 to 2016 displayed at “ELEMENTS” exhibition in ArtCenter, March 17 – May 28

Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery in ArtCenter College of Design 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 Yoshio Ikezaki: ELEMENTS March 17 – May 28, 2017 Curated by Jacki Apple The exhibition features selected works from 1991 to 2016 consisting of sumi ink and watercolor paintings, handmade layered Washi paper sculptures, and cast metal sculpture...
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2017 / LACMA: Families: Andell Family Sundays—Bright Design: Awazu Kiyoshi, April 9, 23, 30

April 9, 23, 30, 12:30PM – 3:30PM Forwarded for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art LACMA: Families: Andell Family Sundays—Bright Design: Awazu Kiyoshi, April 9, 23, 30, 12:30PM – 3:30PM Families: Andell Family Sundays—Bright Design: Awazu Kiyoshi April 9, 23, 30 | 12:30 pm L.A. Times Central Court Make, look, and talk about...
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2017 / Contemporary Art at The Broad: “Creature” a free general admission installation, Nov. 5, 2016 – Mar. 19, 2017

50+ works by artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, George Condo, Ellen Gallagher, Leon Golub, Damien Hirst, Jenny Holzer, Thomas Houseago, Takashi Murakami, Tony Oursler, Susan Rothenberg explore the human and the animal Nov. 5, 2016  – March 19, 2017 LOS ANGELES-This fall, The Broad will present Creature, a free general admission installation opening Nov. 5 that...
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