10 mars 2017

Japanese Art in Asia Week: Leading dealers in the field present works from pre-history to today

Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), In the Well of the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami ura), 1832. Color woodblock print: ōban yoko-e; H. 9 ⅞ × W. 14 ⅝ in. (25.1 × 37.1 cm). Series: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei); signed: Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu; publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō). Courtesy Sebastian Izzard LLC Asian Art. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week 2017 highlights hundreds of Japanese works of art as part of the broader celebration of the continent’s arts. From a pre-historic Jomon period pot to... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2017

Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF Maastrich 2017

School of Hasegawa, A six-fold screen depicting Kakimoto no Hitamaro gazing at the moon and sitting on the shore of Kei no Matsubara, Japan, Momoyama-Edo period, 17th century. Ink and colour on paper and gold leaf, 172 x 377 cm © Gregg Baker Asian Art Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662-710) was a Japanese waka poet and aristocrat of the late Asuka period (538 to 710). He was the most prominent of the poets included in the Manyōshū (Poetry Collection of Ten Thousands Leaves) compiled in the middle of the eight century, the... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

Scholten Japanese Art at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Picture of the Great Battle of Kawanakajima and Picture of the Bloody Battle of the Brave Generals of the Takeda Clan, 1866 & 1867. Woodblock print hexaptych, 14 1/8 by 59 3/4 in., 35.8 by 151.9 cm © Scholten Japanese Art Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Fujiwara Yasumasa Plays the Flute by Moonlight, Japan, 1883. Woodblock printed triptych. 14 5/8 by 29 1/2 in (37.3 by 75 cm) © Scholten Japanese Art Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Fujiwara... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2017

Chester Beatty Library opens special exhibition focusing on colour woodblock prints

Totoya Hokkei, Rooster threatening a painted cockerel, 1825, Japan, CBL J 2116 © 2017 Chester Beatty Library DUBLIN.- The Chester Beatty Library in Dublin is presenting a special exhibition focusing on one of the treasures of the Library’s Japanese collection: the colour woodblock prints known as surimono. Combining short verses by poets with elegantly executed illustrations by the most famous names of the floating world, these privately commissioned prints open a window onto the flourishing literary... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Standing Amida Nyorai, dated 1512. Height: 49.5 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Noh Mask, Tenkaichi Yūkan, Japan, Edo period, 17th century. Wood. 15.6 x 20.2 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Wooden Head of a Deva, Heian period, 12th century. Height: 43 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Hamada Shoji Teapot, 20th century, 35.2 x 30.4 x 37.6 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art (Kyoto, Japan), Selections of Japanese Art, 9-18 march 2017... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Samurai armor bearing the crest of the Inaba family. Signed by Myochin Munesada and dated 1757 © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Okina Sōmen, A full face russet iron samurai armor’s mask formed and decorated to resemble the face of an old man, Edo period, 18th century © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Yutō, A large turned and assembled wood negoro ewer for hot water, Momoyama period, 16th century. Height: 36.8 cm © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Mino Ware, Oribe Style. A green... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2017

Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

 Yagi Kazuo (1918-1979), Sculptural vessel with white clay inlays outlining the form of a woman’s torso on a brown clay body, ca 1963-65. Stoneware with white clay inlays, 17 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 7 in. © Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd Kawase Shinobu (b. 1950). Red, round teabowl and red stand. 2015. Glazed porcelaineous stoneware. Teabowl: 2 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. Stand: 1 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. © Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Kôshû Kajikazawa; Kajikazawa in Kai Province... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2017

"Kimono - Au bonheur des dames" au musée Guimet, 22 février– 22 mai 2017

Kimono — Au bonheur des dames : Affiche PARIS - L’exposition traitera de l’évolution du kimono et de ses accessoires pour mieux évoquer leurs réinterprétations dans la mode japonaise et française contemporaine. Pour la première fois hors du Japon, seront présentées des pièces de la collection de la célèbre maison Matsuzakaya, fondée en 1611, qui joua un rôle fondamental dans la production et la diffusion du kimono, plus particulièrement auprès de la noblesse militaire, l’aristocratie impériale ou encore la bourgeoisie... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Fukagawa Sakaki and Jûmantsubo, 1857. Japanese Color Woodblock Print. 14.5 x 9.5 inches. © Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Spring in Mount Atago, 1921 © Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints Kawase Hasui (1883-1957). Komagata Embankment, 1919. Japanese Color Woodblock Print. 10.5 x 15.5 inches. © Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints (Burbank, CA), Masters of the... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Carole Davenport at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

JIZO BOSATSU,  Japan, 9th to 10th century, solid woodblock construction of aromatic wood with traces of gesso, lacquer and paint and gilding, 33 cm high © Carole Davenport Shinto attendant figure, Kamakura period, circa 12th century. Wood with traces of lacquer and pigment. 33 cm high. © Carole Davenport Enmei-Kaja Noh Mask, 15th-16th century. Wood with gesso and pigment © Carole Davenport Carole Davenport (New York, NY), THEN NOW / Meet Hiroyuki Asano... [Lire la suite]