Tag Archives: Japanese art
Posted on November 29, 2016 by Toothpicker
Like 2016, 1968 was a turbulent year with seismic social and political change taking place across the globe. It was the year when the civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated; Apollo 8 and three US astronauts orbited the moon; 800,000 students, teachers and [...]
This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Graphics & illustrations, Art, Anything Japanese, Japanese art, British art and was tagged with London, Japanese designs, art and design exhibitions, ICA, graphic design, Japanese art, British art, Fluorescent Chrysanthemum
Posted on July 5, 2016 by Toothpicker
Amidst the Brexit storm, a Japanese company of 25 performers brought chaos and frenzy to the Pit at the Barbican; nonetheless it was still more predictable and endurable than the political turmoil that was unfolding during the week.
Part of LIFT Festival 2016, the sold out 45-minute show Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker pays [...]
Posted on November 17, 2014 by Toothpicker
Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art centre
This autumn/winter, lucky Londoners have the opportunity to see the solo exhibitions of two internationally renowned Japanese contemporary artists Yoshitomo Nara and Shinro Ohtake. The artists were both in town to talk about their work, and I was especially interested in hearing from Yoshitomo Nara [...]
Posted on September 12, 2014 by Toothpicker
Aside from the Japanese gardens in Albert Kahn's museum and gardens, there are many other places in Paris for Asian culture enthusiasts because the French have always had a passion/interest in Asian arts and culture, much more so than the English. Although London is a multicultural city with many great [...]
This post was posted in Exhibitions, Travel, Paris, Meditation & Buddhism, Art, Anything Japanese, Gardens & parks, Asian art and was tagged with paris, Chinese art, gardens, Japanese art, Asian art, Buddhist art
Posted on July 17, 2014 by Toothpicker
Being one of the most multicultural and diverse cities in the world, it is easy to find different arts and cultural events in London including many Asian-related ones.
Since June I have attended several Japanese cultural events which offer a glimpse of the past, current and future arts scene in Japan. As someone [...]
This post was posted in London, Talks, Graphics & illustrations, Art, Anything Japanese, Theatre & performance art, Japanese art and was tagged with London, Japanese designs, talks, graphic design, Japanese art, illustrations, theatre
Posted on September 7, 2013 by Toothpicker
Living in London means it is impossible to run out of cultural and arts events to see or visit. As much as I enjoy visiting the world-class museums and galleries, I still favour the more intimate, quirky and less touristy galleries dotted around the city.
I only found out about The Crypt gallery [...]
Posted on June 19, 2013 by Toothpicker
The Economically Booming City of Tianjin, China by Norimitsu Kokubo ( 2011)
I don't usually like to use outside sources ( i.e. photographs) for this blog, but since I wasn't allowed to take photographs at this exhibition, I will make an exception. I am aware that this exhibition has been going on [...]
This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Social issues, Art, Anything Japanese, Japanese art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, Japanese art, wellcome collection, outsider art