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Feb. 4 - May 17

Toshu Shogetsu
Arrival of American Ships: Picture of a Gathering of Feudal Retainers, 1889; Color woodcut on rice paper
Gift of Herbert D. and Ruth Schimmel;
Photo Peter Jacobs
Japan that Griffis Saw: Prints and Photographs from Meiji Japan
Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
This exhibition of Japanese prints and photographs from the late 19th century examines the period of rapid growth and transformation following the country’s opening to the West in 1854. It includes color woodcuts portraying foreigners, industrialization, and Western-style architecture, and political and military celebrations, as well as a selection of photographs from an album owned by George William Knox (1853-1912), an American teacher and missionary to Japan.

Mar. 4-22,
Opening reception: Mar. 4, 6-8pm

Forms of Souls 岡田桂個展「魂の形態」
84 Orchard Street, New York
It will exhibits about 17 works, including new works “Spirits Dwelling in Tree”, its morphed using her series of golden tiny dots, inspired by the feeling that a suddenly lost life is still floating around as soul. Its an attempt to express contemporary art with lightweight images that shines godly as if soul was breathed new life, and that invisible of souls would be visible, not ghostly terrible image.
WEB: https://www.artifactnyc.net/

Mar. 12-19

Cloisonné enamel ceremonial cense by Yasuyuki Namikawa (1905)
Standing on Ceremony: Traditions in Japanese Art 日本の美術工芸展
The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club
145 West 57th Street, 7th Floor, New York
主には帝室技芸員(ていしつぎげいいん)や人間国宝により制作された技巧を凝らした珠玉の近現代工芸品をご紹介します。また、3月16日の午後3時から4時まで、LA カウンティ美術館学芸員のホリス・ゴダール氏によるトークを予定しています。
High quality objects by accomplished and recognized artists in the fields of cloisonné enamels, metalwork, ceramics, art lacquer, painting, basketry, carving, and textiles will be on view. Imperial Court Artists and Living National Treasures are significantly included. An illustrative lecture by Hollis Goodall will complement the exhibition on 3/16 at 3pm. Please RSVP.
WEB: https://www.nipponclub.org

Apr. 15 - Sept. 21

Posters for The Tokyo Olympiad
Poster House
119 W23rd St. New York
In honor of the Tokyo Summer Olympics, Poster House is activating a new Mini- Exhibition space across from the Shop featuring posters related to the 1964 Olympic Games in Japan.
The show features posters announcing the Italian release of the film Tokyo Olympiad, one of the greatest sports documentaries of all time. Graphically, these images are a surprising hybrid of styles, celebrating the athleticism and beauty of the Games.
ADMISSION: General: $12, Students & Seniors: $8, Kids 18 and under: Free
WEB: https://posterhouse.org/exhibition/posters-for-the-tokyoolympiad/

Apr. 23-26

Flower vase
Booth S516 at Artexpo New York 2020
Artexpo New York 2020
Pier 94, 711 12th Avenue, New York
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Apr. 22,

Sake Cocktails: Sakura Celebration
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
It’s cherry blossom season, and what better way to celebrate Japan’s most iconic blossom than with some sakura-themed sake cocktails? At this hands-on workshop, sake sommelier Chris Johnson guides participants through mixing original sake cocktail creations inspired by the spring blooms. Each participant will mix and enjoy several sake cocktails and receive a cocktail-making kit to take home after the workshop.
All materials included.
Must be 21 years of age, or older.
Admission: $69/$64 members, seniors & students
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/
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Apr. 5,

Sakura Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing)
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Each year in Japan, as cherry blossoms bloom, thousands gather to admire the pinks and whites of this national symbol. Hanami, or flower viewing, is a time for family and friends to gather for picnics and parties under these stunning trees. At this program, experience the beauty of cherry blossoms with a playtime picnic and creative sakura crafts!
Admission: $12/$8 members; children ages 2 or under free
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

Apr. 5,

Photo @ Molly George
Shibori: Japanese Tie Dye
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
Shibori is the art of creating patterns on dyed fabric by tying, twisting, rolling, and folding. A beautiful pattern emerges once the fabric dries and can be used for all kinds of things, from fashion accessories to household decorations. Join us to create your own one-of-a-kind Shibori piece!
Admission: $15/$8 members; children ages 2 or under free
WEB: https://www.japansociety.org/

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