Eiji Yuzawa “Real Bones G” Eiji Yuzawa “Real Bones G” at Art Gallery M84 (Ginza, Marunouchi area) (2013-12-02 – 2013-12-14) Displaying twenty original prints from Eiji Yuzawa’s photo collection “Real Bones: Skeletons and Functional Beauty” in commemoration of the book’s publication. [Image: Eiji Yuzawa “Reindeer” (2012) lambda print] …
Japanese Streets, Japanese Hometowns Japanese Streets, Japanese Hometowns at Fujifilm Square (Roppongi, Nogizaka area) (2013-12-06 – 2013-12-12) These photographs selected for use in a calendar sponsored by Mitsui Fudosan showcase scenes in traditional towns and villages across Japan taken over a nine-year period. These images capture “scenery …
2013 Fujifilm Commercial Photography Contest Winner’s Exhibition at Fujifilm Square (Roppongi, Nogizaka area)
2013 Fujifilm Commercial Photography Contest Winner’s Exhibition 2013 Fujifilm Commercial Photography Contest Winner’s Exhibition at Fujifilm Square (Roppongi, Nogizaka area) (2013-12-06 – 2013-12-12) Presenting “Photographer Suda,”the work of Hisashi Onuki selected from 11,190 submissions from across Japan as the winner of the 50th Fujifilm Competition.
“H Design Stained Glass”
at Sendagi Kukan (Ueno, Yanaka area)
(2013-12-04 – 2013-12-08)
An exhibition of work from Tochigi city’s stained glass workshop with various products and accessories especially for the Christmas season filled with a warm light.
The National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto decided to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Japanese Cultural Institute in Rome. To do so they put together an incredible exhibition of 170 nihonga paintings and other decorative art pieces. The event also celebrated the 400th anniversary of the founding of the […]
The Ceramics and Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Hagi Uragami Museum exhibition at the Nezu Museum in Tokyo ran from June 1-July 15, 2013. The exhibit was extremely unique since it was the first time that the Nezu Museum showcased traditional Japanese ukiyo-e prints. Some of the prints, like Mount Fuji at Dawn by Katsushika […]
Numerous different ikebana schools exist, and the discipline has encouraged collectors to pick up interesting yakimono vessels to pursue it. Moribana refers to what some people call heaped-up flowers. Artists who trained in the moribana school put a good deal of emphasis on naturalistic landscape designs.
Most moribana designs are placed in small vases that […]
The Namikawa Workshop is renowned for its unique pieces, and that might be why a certain yakimono vessel went for so much when it was auctioned at Christie’s in May 2013. A certain Namikawa cloisonne vase with its cover was estimated to sell for somewhere around £1,000 – £1,200. Nevertheless, when all was said […]
Christie’s auction of products related to what they termed the Japanese Aesthetic picked up a great deal of attention in the world of fine art. What really sets these pieces apart from most other yakimono designs that collectors of Japanese art would come across is their prominent use of cloisonne techniques. Cloisonne refers to […]
Those following Sotheby’s myriad art auctions might have noticed when a certain imari yakimono vase was sold in September 2012. The piece was from the early 18th century, and sold for £3,250 when you factor in the buyer’s premium. Collectors noticed several interesting details about this particular item.
The domed cover is certainly exquisite. Astute […]