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Japanese Photography Revisited: Talk by Dr Lena Fritsch and Miho Kajioka

Japanese Photography Revisited:  Talk by Dr Lena Fritsch and Miho Kajioka

Japanese photography is without doubt one of the most admired art forms from Japan and has established its name as a respectable artistic genre from its introduction into the country. It has constantly evolved in technique, subject matter and even perception, both from the side of its creators as well as viewers. Photography in Japan […]

The Emperor System in Japan. Origins, Evolution and the New Imperial Era

The Emperor System in Japan. Origins, Evolution and the New Imperial Era

Emperor Akihito’s abdication in favour of his son Crown Prince Naruhito has re-ignited a many-sided debate about the fundamental values of Japanese society and the state itself. Some commentators see Emperor Akihito’s attempt to modernise the image of the Imperial family and present a liberal face on peace and reconciliation issues as at odds with […]

BUTOH RESIDENCY

BUTOH RESIDENCY

BUTOH RESIDENCY offers three days of live performances, films and a workshop that see Japanese and European musicians, dancers and artists working together to advance the global recognition of Butoh – both as a uniquely Japanese art form and as a vibrant international platform for communicating in or beyond all languages. Collaborating artists include pianist and […]

Refracting Light

Refracting Light

Eames Fine Art is delighted to present Refracting Light, an exhibition of new works by artist Sophie Layton. Using traditional Japanese printmaking techniques and inspired by blown glass, these works represent an exciting juncture in the artist’s career.Layton’s pieces are created using the practice of mokuhanga, studied by the artist during a three-month printmaking residency […]

TATSUYA DONKAI Photo exhibition 【SPIRIT OF KYOTO】

TATSUYA DONKAI Photo exhibition 【SPIRIT OF KYOTO】

‘Development of technologies has made the world very convenient. On the other hand, I feel the world has been becoming flat under the name of “globalization”. There is a thing Kyotoites have maintained even in such a changing era. That is the spirit of Kyotoites, i.e. their identity. The Kyotoism is often referred to as […]

A Visual Feast – The Culinary Microcosm of the Japanese Lunch Box

A Visual Feast – The Culinary Microcosm of the Japanese Lunch Box

The traditional Japanese lunch box, or bento, has undergone a number of metamorphoses over the long course of its history, becoming a staple and a unique point of pride in Japanese cuisine. Depending on the occasion, bento can range from a mass-produced lunch container available from railway stations, to lovingly hand-crafted compartmentalised meals set in equally stylish lacquerware. […]

Schubertiade – Piano recital

Schubertiade – Piano recital

Piano Concert with pianist Masako Kamikawa works by Scarlatti, Sola, Schubert, Schumann and Feuchtwanga. Date: 28 April 2019, 3pmVenue: Lancaster Hall Hotel, 35 Craven Terrae, London W2

Artist Talk by Kohei Nawa

Artist Talk by Kohei Nawa

Award-winning artist, Kohei Nawa, is currently one of the most prominent names in the world of contemporary art. His iconic PixCell series – sculptural installations in which objects such as deer are overlaid with transparent glass beads – stormed the world at the beginning of the century, with Nawa becoming a well-known name among prestigious exhibitions, in either […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club