Art – Contemporary Japanese

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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2016 / LACMA Special Event: Stealing The Moon at Pavilion for Japanese Art, Nov. 15

Forwarded for Los Angeles County Museum of Art Special: Stealing The Moon by David Horvitz + Xiu Xiu 7:30 pm | Tue, November 15, 2016 Pavilion for Japanese Art A NonSalon by Paloma Powers. Artist David Horvitz and the acclaimed experimental group Xiu Xiu present a special performance inspired by the exhibition Japanese Painting:...
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2016 / Private gallery exhibition “Jun Kaneko: Mirage” Sept. 10 – Oct. 29

Edward Cella Art & Architecture 2754 South La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034 www.edwardcella.com Jun Kaneko: Mirage September 10 – October 29, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 10, 6-8pm.   (Los Angeles) – Edward Cella Art & Architecture is pleased to present its first solo exhibition of sculpture and painting by internationally acclaimed...
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2016 / Huntington Library Exhibition: Japanese American photographer captures uniqueness of American architectures, June 18 – Oct. 3

Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Bilingual Photography and the Architecture of Greene & Greene June 18 – Oct. 3, 2016 Huntington Library, at Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art Japanese-American photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto’s photographs of Greene & Greene architecture are shown for the first time in the U.S. The influential photographer turned his lens toward the...
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