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Monthly Archives: July 2016

WHORL / SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATION BY JACQUELINE RUSH LEE

Written on July 21, 2016 at 2:51 pm, by

  EXHIBITION WHORL September 6, 2016 – September 6, 2017 (extended through 2018) A site-specific installation by Jacqueline Rush Lee. The artist will create a new work amidst the bamboo grove near our art galleries. The work is loosely based on her recent series Elemental whereupon she inserts books into tree branches and stumps. After initial  Continue Reading »

IMAYŌ : SPECIAL EVENTS

Written on July 4, 2016 at 8:31 pm, by

  EXHIBITION IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS / SPECIAL EVENTS (more information about the exhibition) free and open to the public Thursday, September 29 / John Young Museum of Art 1:30–3:00 p.m. Workshop on metalwork techniques by sculptor MITSUTA Haruo Sunday, October 2 / UHM ART Auditorium and The Art Gallery 2:00-3:00 p.m. Public lecture on “tradition”  Continue Reading »

IMAYO Hours & Admission

Written on July 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm, by

  EXHIBITION HOURS & ADMISSION The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa: Mon.-Fri. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sun. 12:00 – 4:00 pm Closed: Saturdays; Election Day, Nov. 8; Veterans Day, Nov. 11; Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24; non-instructional day, Nov. 25. Free admission. Donations are appreciated. Parking fees may apply. Honolulu Museum of  Continue Reading »

ISHII Tōru

Written on July 5, 2016 at 7:10 pm, by

  EXHIBITION On view as a part of IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa October 2 – December 2, 2016 & Honolulu Museum of Art October 13, 2016 – January 8, 2017 ISHII Tōru ISHII Tōru is a specialist in itome (“fine-line”) yūzen, invented in the 18th  Continue Reading »

KIMURA Ryōko

Written on July 5, 2016 at 7:10 pm, by

  EXHIBITION On view as a part of IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa October 2 – December 2, 2016 & Honolulu Museum of Art October 13, 2016 – January 8, 2017 Thursday, October 20 / John Young Museum of Art 3:00–4:30 p.m. Artist talk by painter  Continue Reading »

MITSUTA Haruo

Written on July 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm, by

  EXHIBITION On view as a part of IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa October 2 – December 2, 2016 & Honolulu Museum of Art October 13, 2016 – January 8, 2017 MITSUTA Haruo MITSUTA Haruo produces metal sculptures of insects, crustaceans, and other “creepy-crawlies” with obsessively  Continue Reading »

SOMEYA Satoshi

Written on July 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm, by

  EXHIBITION On view as a part of IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa October 2 – December 2, 2016 & Honolulu Museum of Art October 13, 2016 – January 8, 2017 Friday, October 21 / UHM Art Building, room #101 3:00–4:30 p.m. Workshop on the lacquer  Continue Reading »

TANADA Kōji

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  EXHIBITION On view as a part of IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa October 2 – December 2, 2016 & Honolulu Museum of Art October 13, 2016 – January 8, 2017 TANADA Kōji The figural artwork of sculptor Tanada Kōji may seem a world apart from  Continue Reading »

YAMAMOTO Tarō

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  EXHIBITION On view as a part of IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa October 2 – December 2, 2016 & Honolulu Museum of Art October 13, 2016 – January 8, 2017 YAMAMOTO Tarō YAMAMOTO Tarō’s art practice is often described as Nihonga, a modern mode of  Continue Reading »

John SZOSTAK

Written on July 6, 2016 at 12:51 pm, by

  EXHIBITION IMAYŌ: JAPAN’S NEW TRADITIONISTS is on view at The Art Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa October 2 – December 2, 2016 & Honolulu Museum of Art October 13, 2016 – January 8, 2017 Curator’s Profile: John SZOSTAK The curator and project director of Imayō: Japan’s New Traditionists is John Szostak, professor  Continue Reading »