Art – Contemporary Japanese

2016 / Monthly newspaper “Cultural News” August / September content

  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center/ The Price Collection: The Buddha and the Floating World Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind / Alternative Dreams: 17th – Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection Aurora Foundation / Pink Martiti’s “1969” album singer Saori Yuki in Los...
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2015 LA Art Show: Atomic-bombing survival log sculpture attracts most attendees

In 2015 LA Art Show, from Jan. 14-18, Toshimitsu Ito (center in this photo) of Hiroshima brought his work (flight) “AA 60” (2012, wood, stone, 406 x 412 x 160 cm), a large airplane-shaped wooden sculpture, to Los Angeles Convention Center. “AA 60” consists mainly of Douglas fir imported from the U.S. to Japan...
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2016 / Japanese American National Museum “Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami” May 29 – Aug. 21

Japanese American National Museum Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami May 29 – August 21, 2016 With this inventive exhibition, the traditional Japanese art of origami is transformed from a childhood pastime into a sophisticated international art form. Nine contemporary artists, working in six different countries and ranging in age from 29 to...
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2016 / Textile Dye Art Exhibition in Torrance, July 23-24

Setsuko Hayashi presents Textile Dye Art Exhibition Batik / Stencil / Tie-Dye / Yuzen July 23 & 24, Saturday and Sunday, 11AM -4PM Genki Club, 18187 Van Ness Ave, Torrance, CA 90504 Programs Saturday, 1PM – 3PM, Tea Ceremony Demonstration by Master Professional of Ichinobowaryu Foundation Sunday, 1PM – 3PM, Dye workshop for a...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art / Design Currents: Oki Sato, Faye Toogood, Zanini de Zanine / Nov. 19, 2016 – March 12, 2017

Philadelphia Museum of Art Design Currents: Oki Sato, Faye Toogood, Zanini de Zanine Nov. 19, 2016 – March 12, 2017 www.philamuseum.org Discover the work of three designers who are charting new territories in furniture, product, and environment design. Design Currents presents the work of three contemporary designers—Oki Sato of Tokyo, Faye Toogood of London,...
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2010 / Quilts: Ruby Nishio at Future Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, July 10 – 31

Quilt, Ruby Nishio, New York

For the past 18 years Ruby Nishio has used her talents in creating beautiful quilts. She is an amazing quilt artist and has won many awards for her work. She is showing her quilts at Future Studio Gallery, 5558 North Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90042. The show opens on July 10, 7-10 p.m....
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