Contemporary Japanese Botanical Art Exhibition


Date: 6 – 31 October 2009
Venue: Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT
Tel: 0131 667 1337
Email: kozo.hoshino@morita.co.uk
Web: www.moritamuseum.org
Organiser: The Victor Murphy Memorial Trust

An exhibition of Japanese botanical art work by contemporary Japanese botanical artists, and works from Japonica Magnifica by British artist Raymond Booth as well as works from the Kew Gardens collection.

57 original paintings from 24 Japanese, national and internationally recognised, botanical artists.

(alphabetical) Kobayashi Hidenari, Asano Hisayo, Tajikawa Kazuko, Takahashi Kazuto, Yoshida Keiko, Maruyama Kimiyo, Sugizaki Kiyohiko, Makihara Makiko, Imai Mariko, Kojima Mariko, Sasaki Masako, Matsuoka Masumi, Yamanaka Masumi, Ishiyama Michiko, Ishikawa Mieko, Konishi Mieko, Kikuchi Sanae, Kijima Seiko, Kotaka Yasuko, Uchijou Youko, Youko Kakuta (1), Youko Kakuta (2), Kamataki Yumi and Kikuchi Yuriko.

8 original botanical paintings of Japanese internationally recognised botanical artists from Curtis’s Botanical Magazine RBG Kew Gardens Herbarium Archive.

Yoko Kakuta-BM Plate 426, Mieko Konishi-BM plate 266, Kazuko Tajikawa-BM Plate 365, Sho Hayakawa-BM Plate 362, Hidenari Kobayashi-BM Plate 361, Masumi Yamanaka-BM Plate NYP, Rei Fukuzawa-BM Plate 363, Mieko Ishikawa-BM Plate 364.

5 original botanical paintings by Raymond Booth, exhibited as Japonica Magnifica, courtesy of The Fine Art Society London.

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