2017.1.27 - 2.2
11:00 - 15:00
78 W. 120th Street, New York, NY, 10027
2017.1.27 Fri. 18:00 -
Calligraphy Performance by Mohri Suzuki
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- ISHIKI Calligraphy Society
- Contemporary Institute of Japanese Calligraphy
- TERAKOYA LOOK
- san – a – kai
- Japanese Culture Assosiation
- Leif. DesignparkCo.,Ltd.
- WA art Gallery
5 Japanese artists coloring New York
The Alex Adam Gallery is a Harlem Based Gallery and Studio Space promoting and supporting Contemporary Artists. We will be exhibiting artworks of 5 Japanese artists, Sachiko Kinoshita (textile artist), MohriSuzuki (zencalligrapher), ToshuTeraoka (kana calligrapher), Nobuko Nakayama (kyoyuzenartist) and Yasuko Kinoshita (cartonnageartist).
There will be a dynamic live performance by calligrapher Mohri Suzuki,who is popular for TV commercials and many events in Japan.
「Thirty-Six New Views of Mount Fuji」
will be held by Peter MacMillan (Seisai)
2016.1.5 - 1.29
Japan Information Center Gallery
Consulate General of Japan in New York
299 Park Avenue, 18th Floor
5 January to 29 January, 2016
9:30am to 4:00pm
(closed on weekends & holidays)
**Please bring photo IDs.
The Thirty-Six New Views of Mount Fuji take their starting point from Katsushika Hokusai’s Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, a series of color woodblock prints that depict Mount Fuji from thirty-six different perspectives. The Prints juxtapose an idealized historical view of Mount Fuji and Japanese culture with the actual reality of contemporary society.
By comparing the often humorous and witty disparities between the original and the recomposed images, Seisai invites viewers to examine the differences between traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. The series also celebrates Mount Fuji’s recently becoming a World Heritage Site. Traveling overseas Mount Fuji makes many friends around the world.
Mount Fuji is a sacred mountain of cultural importance. It has been depicted widely in literature and art since the seventh century. We hope the Thirty-Six New Views of Mount Fuji will transmit the cultural importance of this sacred mountain to people both in Japan and around the world.
The prints are mixed media, combining lithography, offset printing, hand-painting, and gold leaf applied by hand. They are made by Seisai and the assistants of his studio.
Peter MacMillan is a prize-winning translator, scholar, poet, and artist. He was born and grew up in a part of the Irish countryside surrounded by more horses than people. He graduated first in his class from the National University of Ireland, University College Dublin, and then went on to take an M.A. in philosophy and a Ph.D. in English literature. He spent two years as a Visiting Fellow at Princeton, Columbia, and Oxford universities. MacMillan is currently a Visiting Professor at Kyorin University and also teaches at The University of Tokyo. A citizen of both Ireland and Britain, he has lived in Japan for over twenty years and strives to be a bridge between Japan and the world. His artist name is Seisai.
In addition to creating woodblock prints, MacMillan is also a poet and translator. His translation, One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each (Hyakunin Isshu), was published in 2008, winning prizes in both Japan and the United States. He recently completed an English translation of the Tales of Ise (Ise Monogatari), to be published by Penguin in 2016. He has also published a collection of poetry, Admiring Fields.
MacMillan serves as a Councilor of the National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan.
Japanese Sense of Beauty
2015.4.15 - 9.8
関根祥六 関根祥人 関根祥丸 宝生閑（人間国宝） 山本東次郎（人間国宝） 山本凜太郎