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Film screening: ALWAYS - Sunset on Third Street - 3 / New York, NY

08/28/2015

The Consulate General of Japan in New York and Japan Foundation New York presents a film screening of ALWAYS - Sunset on Third Street - 3 on Friday, August 28 from 6pm. The screening is in Japanese with English subtitles. Admission to the screening is free but RSVP is required. Please RSVP with "RSVP, Always - Sunset on Third Street - 3" in the subject line to kanako_shirasaki(a )jfny.org (please change (a) to @) two days prior to the screening.


Location:
Japan Information Center Gallery
Consulate General of Japan in New York
299 Park Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10171
Please bring photo IDs.

[Photo: (C) 2012 "Always3" Film Partners]

Performance: Japanese Arts in Latin America: TAIKOPROJECT South America Tour 2015 "Surrounding Suns" / Buenos Aires, Argentina; Asuncion, Pirapo, Encarnacion, Paraguay; Salvador, Brazil

08/19/2015 - 08/30/2015

Three members of the LA based Taiko group will tour the South American countries for a series of performances and workshops. This tour is co-organized with the Embassy of Japan in Argentina, Paraguay and Consulate of Japan in Recife.

[Photo: Rob Hammer]

Exhibition: The Sun Shines for Us All: The Friendship Dolls from Japan / Valparaiso, IN

08/18/2015 - 12/13/2015

Featuring original scholarship and a full color publication, Curator Terry Kita presents the incredible story of the Friendship Dolls from Japan of the early 1920s. Five of these beautiful dolls will be on view, including the museum's own doll, Miss Chosen. This exhibition is supported by JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

Image: Hôryȗsai, Miss Chosen, 1927, Gofun, cloth, wood, silk, human hair, 33 1/2 inches tall, Gift of Denny and Frances Gulick, Brauer Museum of Art, 2013

Exhibition: Katsutoshi Yuasa. New Works / Lawrence, KS

08/14/2015 - 09/19/2015

Yuasa's innovative method of translating photographic images into large-scale woodblock relief prints will be on view. This exhibition is supported by JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

Image: “0 to 255,” 300cm x 1000cm, 12,000 pieces of water-based woodblock prints, 2014.

Exhibition: Jun Kaneko Sculpture at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens / Memphis TN

05/28/2015 - 11/22/2015

Contemporary ceramic artist Jun Kaneko’s large-scale ceramic forms will be on display on the grounds of Dixon Gallery and Gardens. This event is supported by JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

[Image: June Kaneko, Untitle, Dango, 2005, hand built & glazed ceramic, 79x78x19". Photo credit: Dirk Bakker.]

Exhibition: Immortal Present: Art and East Asia / Pittsfield, MA

05/23/2015 - 09/07/2015

This exhibition will feature the Berkshire Museum’s historic collection of Asian art and will showcase works by a number of significant and influential contemporary artists with ties to Asia. Participating artists include Nobuhito Nishigawara among others. This event is supported by JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

[Image: Nobuhito Nishigawara, 12, 2012, clay with iron coating, and pigment print. Courtesy Tally Beck Contemporary.]


Exhibition: The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi / Washington, DC

04/03/2015 - 08/30/2015

The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi at the Smithsonian American Art Museum celebrates the career of one of America’s great modernist painters and reveals the unique vision of an extraordinary artist. The exhibition is the first comprehensive overview of Kuniyoshi’s work by a U.S. museum in more than 65 years and traces his career though 66 of his finest paintings and drawings, chosen from leading public and private collections in America and Japan. This exhibition is supported by the Exhibitions Abroad Support Program.

[Image: Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Strong Woman with Child, 1925, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation. © Estate of Yasuo Kuniyoshi/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.]

Exhibition: Masterpieces of Japanese Art at Cincinnati Art Museum / Cincinnati, OH

02/14/2015 - 08/30/2015

This exhibition features approximately 100 Japanese masterpieces from the museum’s permanent collection. The show is designed to provide viewers not only with a better understanding of Japanese art and its aesthetics, but also a unique regional perspective through the history of the collection. This exhibition is supported by the Exhibitions Abroad Support Program.

[Image: Ogawa Haritsu (1663–1747); Animal Story Scroll (detail); Edo period (1615–1868); Handscroll, ink and colors on paper; 24.6 × 668.3 cm; Gift of the Robert F. Blum Estate, 1906.4]

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