08 juin 2007

Vente d'arts asiatique chez Sotheby's Paris le 14 juin prochain

Katsushika Hokusai, Kanagawa Oki nami Ura, From the serie 36 views of Mount-Fuji. Estimate : €15.000/20.000 PARIS, FRANCE.-On June 14 Sotheby’s will stage their first-ever sale in Paris devoted exclusively to Asian art, featuring 182 lots from (mainly European) private collections – some in the same family since the late 19th century – and covering the arts of Japan, China and South-East Asia. This inaugural sale will begin with 33 lots comprising over 200 prints by the greatest artists of the 18th and 19th centuries.... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2007

Takashi Murakami “Tranquillity of the Heart, Torment of the Flesh: Open Wide the Eye of the Heart and Nothing Is Invisible”

Popularly known as the Warhol of Japan, Takashi Murakami merges fine art with Japanese anime films and manga cartoons. Mr. Murakami’s show at Gagosian Gallery, “Tranquillity of the Heart, Torment of the Flesh,” includes new paintings of the founder of Zen Buddhism. A ritual Japanese tea ceremony inaugurated Mr. Murakami’s show at the Gagosian. “I wanted to bring something spiritually and culturally Japanese to a wider audience,” said Mr. Murakami, center, at the tea ceremony. Mr. Murakami is well known... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2007

Ike Taiga and Tokuyama Gyokuran au Philadelphia Museum of Art

Flowering Plum Trees in Mist. Ink and color on paper, pair of six fold screens, 60 x 141 ¼ inches [152.4 x 358.9 cm] each screen. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Purchased with the George W. Elkins Fund, E1969-1-1, 2 PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition of works by the 18h century Japanese master of ink painting Ike Taiga (1723-1776) and his wife Tokuyama Gyokuran (1727-1784). The first exhibition in the United States to focus on Taiga, it will bring together key works from Japanese and... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2007

Estampes japonaises et Paysages photographiés au Tacoma Art Museum

William B. Post, October Morning, c. 1900. Platinum print, 7 3/16 x 9 15/16 inches. Minneapolis Institute of Arts, McClurg Photography Purchase Fund TACOMA, WA.- Highlights from Tacoma Art Museum ’s growing collection of Japanese woodblock prints will share gallery space with The Quiet Landscapes of William B. Post this summer. Post drew much of his aesthetic inspiration for his pictorial photography from Japanese prints, creating photographs with rich, tonal qualities, asymmetrical compositions, and a lyrical poeticism. To... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2007

Sush Machida Gaikotsu au Las Vegas Art Museum

Sush Machida Gaikotsu, Au for Cat (Contemporary), 2005, Acrylic on wood panel, 36” x 96”, Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles. © Sush Machida Gaikotsu LAS VEGAS.- The Las Vegas Art Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of recent paintings by Sush Machida Gaikotsu, April 13 – July 8, 2007. The exhibition is the second installment in the Las Vegas Art Museum’s ongoing 702 Series. The 702 Series features solo exhibitions by artists who were born or raised in Las Vegas, who initiated their careers in Las Vegas, or... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2007

"Fashioning Tradition: Japanese Tea Wares from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries" au Smith College Museum of Art

Raku Sonyu, 1664-1715, Japanese, Edo period, c. 1691-1716, Tea Bowl named "Ikezuki". NORTHAMPTON, MA.- The Smith College Museum of Art presents Fashioning Tradition: Japanese Tea Wares from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, on view through May 27, 2007. Fashioning Tradition: Japanese Tea Wares from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries features objects associated with the tea ceremony, which has become a metaphor for Japanese culture and Japanese aesthetics both in Japan and the West. The custom of drinking... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2007

"Awakenings: Zen Figure Painting in Medieval Japan" à New York

Hotei. Kano Masanobu (1434–1530). Japanese, Muromachi period (1392–1573), late 15th–early 16th c. Hanging scroll, ink and light colors on paper; 81.5 x 44.8 cm. The John C. Weber Collection. © John Bigelow Taylor NEW YORK.- As part of its centennial program, Japan100: Celebrating a Century, Japan Society Gallery presents Awakenings: Zen Figure Painting in Medieval Japan, the first systematic introduction to this subject mounted by a U.S. museum in over 30 years. On view from March 28 – June 17, 2007, the exhibition explores the... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2007

Chikanobu: Modernity and Nostalgia in Japanese Prints

Yoshu Chikanobu, Eastern Customs, Enumerated Blessings: Western Clothing (Azuma fuzoku fukuzukushi: yofuku), 1889, Aoki Endowment Collection, Scripps College POUGHKEEPSIE, NY.- Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) was a popular artist in the Meiji period, the era from 1868 to 1912 when Japan underwent rapid westernization and the emperor was reinstated as ruler. Like many other print designers of these years, Chikanobu worked with subjects of traditional Japanese woodblock prints, such as actors, courtesans, famous sites, and beautiful... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2007

"Shin Banraisha: A Cultural Memory" au Noguchi Museum

Faculty Room of Shin Banraisha, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 1998. Photograph by Michio Noguchi. Courtesy The Noguchi Museum. LONG ISLAND CITY, NY.- The Noguchi Museum announces a two-week extension of the exhibition Shin Banraisha: A Cultural Memory. The exhibition is on view through April 15, 2007. The exhibition documents creation and destruction of masterpiece of post-war art and architecture. Some forty photographic panels, a model, and other items document the creation and destruction of the Shin Banraisha, a... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2007

Meiji-Art from the Khalili Collection and Japonism Opens

Van Gogh, Bl hender Mandelbaum, 1888. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam KREMS, AUSTRIA.- As its first major show of 2007, the Kunsthalle Krems presents an outstanding and comprehensive exhibit of Japanese art of the Meiji-era as well as European Japonism which followed in its wake. These two parallel phenomena are in the focus of attention of “Japan”, showcasing the incredible craftsmanship of Japanese Ukyo-e and applied arts while carving out its close ties to the roots of European and particularly, Austrian modernity. la suite sur... [Lire la suite]
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