Thursday, July 11, at 7:00 pm
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Light refreshment will be served
Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques
Duration: July 11 – August 21, 2013
Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Closed on Mondays
Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 www.JFLALC.org (323) 761-7510
Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 www.CAFAM.org (323) 937-4230
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The Japan Foundation Los Angeles brings a world-traveling exhibition Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques to Los Angeles from July 11 through August 21.
Handcrafted Form introduces contemporary examples of traditional arts and crafts that have developed within the context of daily life, including ceramics, textiles, metalwork, lacquerware, woodcraft, papermaking, and writing implements.
Over ninety pieces will be display at the Japan Foundation Los Angeles’ auditorium in Miracle Mile district, the nearby the Craft and Folk Art Museum’s first-floor gallery, and four additional locations around Los Angeles as part of Folk Art Everywhere, a project that promotes the unique cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles by bringing art into unexpected spaces and celebrating all folk.
Through this exhibition, master artists and craftspeople display the depth of their creativity and the richness of their traditions, honed in regional workshops rooted deeply in the climate and landscape of regions all across Japan. The exhibition both utilitarian objects and creative works of art.
The Japan Foundation is located at 5700 Wilshire Blvd, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, closed on Mondays. www.JFLALC.org
The Craft and Folk Art Museum is located at 5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036. www.CAFAM.org
There will be no charge to see this exhibit at any venues.
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