13 mars 2020

TAI Modern, leading dealer of contemporary Japanese bamboo art, exhibits at Asia Week New York

Abe Motoshi, Ocean Current, 2010, madake bamboo, rattan, 9.50 x 11.50 x 11.50 in. © TAI Modern NEW YORK, NY.- TAI Modern is returning to this year's Asia Week New York to exhibit important historic and contemporary works of Japanese bamboo art. As the world's premier gallery for contemporary Japanese bamboo art, TAI Modern embraces this opportunity to provide education and guidance to established collectors and first-time viewers alike. "I am thrilled to be able to bring these works to Asia Week. The knowledgeable and... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2020

Scholten Japanese Art presents 'The Baron J. Bachofen von Echt Collection of Golden Age Ukiyo-e'

NEW YORK, NY.- Scholten Japanese Art is participating in Asia Week 2020 with an extraordinary offering of Japanese woodblock prints: The Baron J. Bachofen von Echt Collection of Golden Age Ukiyo-e. The collection is comprised of a highly selective group of twenty-two figural woodblock prints produced during a period considered the highpoint of the genre, known as the ‘golden age’ of ukiyo-e, reaching its peak in the last decade of the 18th century. The prints depict bijin-ga (lit. ‘beautiful person’), the influencers of... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

Best of the Best on View in 'Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection' at Harvard Art Museums

  Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies,  1768, Edo period, 1615-1868. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree © Robert Feinberg. The Harvard Art Museums present Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection, a special exhibition of more than 120 of the finest works from the preeminent collection of Robert S. (Harvard class of 1961) and Betsy G. Feinberg; the exhibition runs through July 26, 2020. ... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2020

GALLERY TANAKAYA, Stand 70b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020.

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japan, 1797-1858), Musashi Noga Yokohama (Noge and Yokohama, Musashi Province). Woodblock print from the series Fuji Sanjûrokkei (36 Views of Mount Fuji). Format oban tate-e (36.3 x 25.1 cm). Signed: Hiroshige ga. Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô, dated Ansei 5 (1858), 4th month. © Galerie Tanakaya. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japan, 1839-1892), Yoshinoyama yowa no tsuki-Iga no Tsubone (The Moon at Midnight at Mount Yoshino-Iga no Tsubone). Woodblock print from the series Tsuki Hyakushi (One Hundred Aspects of the... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2020

Shikami Akujo, Attributed to the Echizen Deme family of master sculptors, Japan, Momoyama period, circa late 16th century

Shikami Akujo, Noh theatre mask. Attributed to the Echizen Deme family of master sculptors, Japan, Momoyama period, circa late 16th century. Wood (camphor). H 20.2 cm. © Yann Ferrandin. Literature: Masked warriors - battle stage of the Samurai, Japan Museum SieboldHuis, Leyden, 2018. YANN FERRANDIN, Stand 80c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020.
13 janvier 2020

'Izumo and Yamato: The Birth of Ancient Japan' at Tokyo National Museum

Tokyo - The year 2020 marks 1,300 years since the compilation of Japan's oldest official history, The Chronicles of Japan (Nihon Shoki). The history contains two narratives: one of sacred lzumo inhabited by the gods of Shinto and ruled over by Ōkuninushi; and one of mortal Yamato, a place of human governance ruled over by the emperor. In partnership with their present-day counterparts, Shimane Prefecture (Izumo) and Nara Prefecture (Yamato), this special exhibition brings together rare and remarkable artifacts to explore... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2019

The MAK Vienna opens an exhibition devoted to the late period of the ukiyo-e

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, The Spirit of Asakura Tōgo , 1851 © MAK / Georg Mayer VIENNA.- For the 150th anniversary of Austrian-Japanese friendship the MAK exhibition KUNIYOSHI +: Design and Entertainment in Japanese Woodblock Prints is devoted to the late period of the ukiyo-e. The show’s main spotlight is on one of the most important and innovative artists of the nineteenth century, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797– 1861). Selected prints from the extensive woodblock print collection in the MAK show his works so to... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2019

The Palmela Kakiemon Elephants. A pair of fine and rare Kakiemon elephants, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 80. The Palmela Kakiemon Elephants. A pair of fine and rare Kakiemon elephants, Edo period, late 17th century; 13.8 cm., 5½ in. high. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the seated figure holding a fan with a daisho slung around his waist, the moulded details of the laced sode, do and undergarments clearly delineated, the kabuto with shikoro and large turnbacks with mon, the maedate in the form of a tama in the centre of the kuwagata, all decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2019

A fine and rare Kakiemon model of a samurai, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 81. A fine and rare Kakiemon model of a samurai, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 32.5 cm., 12¾ in. high. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 GPB. Photo Sotheby's. the seated figure holding a fan with a daisho slung around his waist, the moulded details of the laced sode, do and undergarments clearly delineated, the kabuto with shikoro and large turnbacks with mon, the maedate in the form of a tama in the centre of the kuwagata, all decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black enamels, the figure seated... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2019

Masterpieces by Japan's most celebrated lacquer artist from a royal collection offered at Bonhams

LONDON.- Bonhams announced the sale Masterpieces of Japanese art from a Royal collection that will take place on Thursday 7 November at Bonhams New Bond Street saleroom. The works of art from this outstanding private collection were created by some of the most acclaimed artists to emerge in Japan during the Edo and Meiji Periods.  Highlights of the collection will also be on exhibition at Bonhams New York from the 5-11 September 2019, before going to Bonhams Hong Kong saleroom from the 9-11 October 2019. Among... [Lire la suite]
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