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Painted Poems – 絵詩 – by Rie Takeda

Painted Poems – 絵詩 – by Rie Takeda

The Sway Gallery London is proud to present a carefully curated selection of artworks by the Japanese artist and calligrapher, Rie Takeda, taken from her Painted Poems series.Painted Poems radiates with an embrace of a unified harmony, striving to create a natsukashii feeling, a warm nostalgia paired with the momentum of here and now. The original […]

Rosetsu’s One-Inch Square Picture and the Culture of Exhibitions in 18th Century Kyoto

Rosetsu’s One-Inch Square Picture and the Culture of Exhibitions in 18th Century Kyoto

In 1798 the painter Nagasawa Rosetsu painted an image of five hundred disciples of the Buddha (arhats) on a piece of paper approximately one-inch square. The painting, which was rediscovered in the last decade and recently featured in the first retrospective exhibition of Rosetsu’s works held outside Japan, “Rosetsu: Ferocious Brush” (Museum Rietberg, Zürich – […]

Van Gogh and Japan: The Provence Years

Van Gogh and Japan: The Provence Years

For Van Gogh, Japan held great appeal, particularly its woodblock prints. In 1888 he left Paris and headed south, to the city of Arles in Provence. In its clear light, he developed as a landscape artist under the inspiration of Japanese artists. On his arrival, he wrote that “I feel I’m in Japan”. Join Van […]

Artist Talk: Mari Katayama

Artist Talk: Mari Katayama

In the photographic self-portraits of Mari Katayama, the artist’s body features prominently, surrounded by painstakingly arranged objects, both in intimate settings or set against vast landscapes. The recipient of the Grand Prize at Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2012, Katayama was born with various developmental challenges, and had both legs amputated at age nine and has […]

I’m with you by So Fujii and Natsuki Tsukagoshi

I’m with you by So Fujii and Natsuki Tsukagoshi

Following the great success of ‘The Pets You Love’ by illustrator So Fujii, the Sway Gallery London is delighted to announce the opening of ‘I’m with you’, an exhibition where So Fujii teamed up with Tokyo-based icing artist Natsuki Tsukagoshi to deliver a new view of ‘The Pets You Love’, using different materials, yet following […]

SOLO EXHIBITION by SOON YUL KANG at THE MENUHIN HALL

SOLO EXHIBITION by SOON YUL KANG at THE MENUHIN HALL

The Menuhin Hall presents an exhibition by Korean-born artist Soon Yul Kang. The exhibition titled dialogue creates meditative atmosphere to viewers through her subtle colour of hand- woven tapestries and mulberry paper collage works inspired by the ZEN understanding of simplicity, emptiness, stillness, repetition and nature. Soon Yul Kang studied fibre arts in Korea, Japan […]

Experience Japan Exhibition 2018

Experience Japan Exhibition 2018

Experience Japan Exhibition will be back in London this November for the 8th year, bringing information on the growing range of exciting study and research opportunities in Japan. The event, hosted by Keio University and co-hosted by the British Council, allows participants to meet representatives of Japanese Universities and receive information on the various study […]

Jailhouse Locke by Tsuyoshi Anzai

Jailhouse Locke by Tsuyoshi Anzai

The works presented in Tsuyoshi Anzai’s first solo exhibition in the UK pose questions about the ‘thereness’ of everyday items. Taking inspiration from the Platonic philosophical assumption of a world of ideas which is hidden from human senses, Anzai attempts to disrupt the way we unconsciously and passively perceive “representation”, by creating a state where […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club