Art – Contemporary Japanese

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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2017 / Kohei Nawa’s works are on view and available for sale at The Broad’s gift shop until Sunday, Mar. 5

Through the arrangement of Japan House Los Angeles, three artworks by famous contemporary artist Kohei Nawa are displayed at the gift shop area of The Broad art museum in Downtown Los Angeles until Sunday, March 5. The displayed Nawa’s artworks include PixCell – Canary, Villus – Toy – Goku, Villus – Toy – Vegeta,...
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2017 / Huntington Library / Fl -ORI- legium: Folded Transformations from the Natural World by Robert Lang, Saturday & Sunday only, Oct. 22, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017

Huntington Library presents Fl ORI legium:  Folded Transformations from the Natural World by Robert Lang October 22, 2016 – January 29, 2017 Brody Botanical Center Saturdays & Sundays only The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens This exhibition presents original work by internationally renowned origami master Robert J. Lang. Dr. Lang’s work has...
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Contemporary Art: Keiko Fukazawa & Ben Sakoguchi at Brand Library exhibition in Glendale, Nov. 18 – Jan. 12

One Year

ONE YEAR: The Art of Politics in Los Angeles November 18, 2017 – January 12, 2018 Brand Library & Art Center 1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201 Opening Reception:  Saturday, November 18, 6 – 9pm Brand Library & Art Center is pleased to present ONE YEAR: The Art of Politics in Los Angeles a group exhibition of...
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2016 / “Direct Translation” art exhibition featuring a contemporary artist from Japan at Brewery Annex, Dec. 7 – 30

Tomoaki Shibata

Group show, “Direct Translation” LA ARTCORE GALLERY AT THE BREWERY ANNEX (650A SOUTH AVE. 21, LOS ANGELES CA 90031) Featuring Tomoaki Shibata, Pranay Reddy, Nyguen Ly December 7 – December 30, Thur-Sun, 12-5PM Reception, December 11, 1pm-3pm   (Artist conversation: 2 pm) Closed: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Dec. 24-25 Direct Translation exhibition By Tomoaki...
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2016 / Drop-Off Day for items and letters to be stored in “Time After Time Capsule” at Little Tokyo’s museum, Dec. 15

In collaboration with The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, and sponsored by NHK World, the Japanese American National Museum is displaying Time After Time Capsule from Nov. 1, 2016 through Jan. 29, 2017. Time After Time Capsule was created by Sebastian Masuda, a Japanese artist and a founder of 6%DOKIDOKI, a boutique and a central...
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2016 / Zen temple commissions contemporary artist to draw “Nehanzu” (The Death of the Buddha):The ceremony to take place, Dec 4

Jodo-e (成道会) at the Zenshuji Soto Mission:The paper offering ceremony for the Nehan-zu (涅槃図) project of Wakana Kimura Please join us for an offering ceremony of Wakana Kimura’s newly acquired traditional Japanese handmade paper in which Kimura will later be painting the large scale Buddha’s Nirvana scroll, illustrating  the death of the Buddha. This...
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