28 octobre 2020

Les secrets de beauté se dévoilent à l'exposition de la Maison de la Culture du Japon

PARIS- Cette exposition inédite, réunissant près de 150 estampes* et 60 objets (miroirs, peignes, épingles à cheveux, perruques…), est une plongée dans l’intimité et les rituels de beauté des femmes de l’époque Edo (1603-1868). Elle permet de découvrir à travers quatre sections thématiques l’évolution du maquillage et de la coiffure qui répondait au respect de règles sociales strictes et à la recherche de l’élégance.  Blanc, noir, rouge : le maquillage de l’époque Edo se compose principalement de ces trois couleurs.... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2020

"Voyage sur la route du Kisokaidō. De Hiroshige à Kuniyoshi" au musée Cernuschi

Voyage sur la route du Kisokaidō. De Hiroshige à Kuniyoshi sera la première exposition proposée par le musée Cernuschi après sa réouverture à l'issue d'un chantier de rénovation de 9 mois. Elle rassemblera un ensemble de près de cent cinquante estampes japonaises exceptionnelles, dont certaines seront dévoilées au public pour la première fois. L’exposition permettra de parcourir en images l’une des routes les plus mythiques du Japon : le Kisokaidō, qui était une des cinq voies du réseau routier... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2020

Exposition "Fuji, pays de neige" au musée Guimet

Le Fuji bleu, Série des Trente-six vues du mont Fuji, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) © RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier. La rare sélection d’estampes « Fuji, pays de neige », que le Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet présente à l’occasion de sa réouverture après le confinement sanitaire, met en avant le célèbre mont Fuji, ce volcan au cône parfait qui, culminant à 3776 mètres, forme le point le plus élevé de Honshu, l’île principale de l’archipel japonais. Le MNAAG propose ainsi de dévoiler... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2020

TAI Modern exhibits Japanese Bamboo Art at Santa Fe Art Week

SANTA FE, NM.- In connection with the 2nd Annual Santa Fe Art Week, TAI Modern presents Japanese Bamboo Art, a group exhibition featuring a diverse selection of recently acquired works, both historic and contemporary, of Japanese bamboo art. The fifteen artists in this show include members of historic family lineages and contemporary masters such as Yamaguchi Ryuun, Honma Hideaki, and National Living Treasure of Japan, Fujinuma Noboru.TAI Modern is the world’s leading dealer of contemporary Japanese bamboo art. For... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A lacquer smith work table or rectangular board, Tsubame Tori Ban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989)

      Lot 5082. A lacquer smith work table or rectangular board, Tsubame Tori Ban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989); 2.9 by 55.7 by 38.8 cm, 1 1/8  by 22 by 12 1/3  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Sold for 60,000 HKD (7,099 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with canted corners, the top of the panel with dense and abstract splashes of red lacquer over black extending over the sides to the edges of the reverse, the reverse with a superb marblelised ground of... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A lacquer smith's low table, urushi goshi joban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989)

Lot 5106. A lacquer smith's low table, urushi goshi joban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989); 17.2 by 88 by 40.7 cm, 6 3/4  by 34 5/8  by 16 in. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular panel supported on two vertical recessed panels further resting on four short feet, the marblelised top of the table with an irregular residue of built-up layers of black and red lacquer extending down the sides. Note: The... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2020

A rare six-fold painted ‘Frolicking lion’ screen, Japan, Edo period, 19th century

Lot 12. A rare six-fold painted ‘Frolicking lion’ screen, Japan, Edo period, 19th century; 175 x 396 cm, 67⅞by 156 in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. decorated with a karashishi in front of a waterfall, ink, pigment and gofun on paper. Provenance: Sotheby’s Paris, 16 December 2010, lot 357. Sotheby’s. Eclectic, Paris, 26 May 2020
15 mai 2020

Royal Collection Trust publishes 'Japan: Courts and Culture'

LONDON.- The Royal Collection contains one of the finest holdings of Japanese works of art in the western world, significant for both the unique provenance and the exceptional quality of the objects.For the first time, highlights from across the collection are brought together in the publication Japan: Courts and Culture, which tells the story of three centuries of diplomatic, artistic and cultural exchange between Britain and Japan.Featuring new research on previously unpublished works, the book showcases the unparalleled... [Lire la suite]
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]