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Everything Comes in Waves by Kentaro Yamada 9:30 am
Everything Comes in Waves by Kentaro Yamada @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm
Everything Comes in Waves by Kentaro Yamada @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to introduce the London-based Japanese artist Kentaro Yamada to the UK public. Everything comes in waves is his first solo exhibition in London. Yamada is interested in the encounter[...]
Manga マンガ
Manga マンガ @ The British Museum
May 23 – Aug 26 all-day
Manga マンガ @ The British Museum
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan. Manga is a visual narrative art form that has become a multimedia global[...]
This is MANGA – the art of Urusawa Naoki
This is MANGA – the art of Urusawa Naoki @ Japan House, London
Jun 5 – Jul 28 all-day
This is MANGA - the art of Urusawa Naoki @ Japan House, London
OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday 10:00–20:00 Sundays & Bank Holidays 12:00–18:00 Admission Free *Opening hours may vary depending on events, so please check our website on the day of your visit This summer Japan House[...]
Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour
Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour @ Dorothy Circus Gallery
Jun 14 – Jul 13 all-day
Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour @ Dorothy Circus Gallery
The colourful and disarming artworks by the Japanese pop painter Hikari Shimoda will intertwine with the emotional and poetic Street Art by the Italian Millo, filling up Dorothy Circus Gallery’s walls. The intense dialogue between[...]
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami @ Serpentine Pavilion
Jun 21 – Oct 6 all-day
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami @ Serpentine Pavilion
The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019.
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Artist talk: Kentaro Yamada in conversation with Mark Rappolt 6:00 pm
Artist talk: Kentaro Yamada in conversation with Mark Rappolt @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artist talk: Kentaro Yamada in conversation with Mark Rappolt @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The artist Kentaro Yamada will be discussing his work and exhibition Everything Comes in Waves with Mark Rappolt, the Editor-in-Chief of ArtReview and ArtReview Asia. Yamada is interested in the encounter between material history and[...]
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Visitors by Ushiki Masanori
Visitors by Ushiki Masanori @ Pocko Gallery, 51A King Henry's Walk, Mildmay Ward, London N1 4NH
Jul 5 – Sep 2 all-day
Visitors by Ushiki Masanori @ Pocko Gallery, 51A King Henry's Walk, Mildmay Ward, London N1 4NH
Visitors is an ongoing series of portrait characters by Ushiki Masanori, who is regarded as a cult figure in the art world of Japan and, much like his predecessors Yoshitomo Nara and Takashi Murakami, Ushiki’s[...]
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The Japan Society Book Club 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society  | London | United Kingdom
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
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“A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Makie” The Lacquer Works of Koyanagi Tanekuni
“A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Makie” The Lacquer Works of Koyanagi Tanekuni @ Brunei Gallery, SOAS
Jul 11 – Sep 21 all-day
“A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Makie” The Lacquer Works of Koyanagi Tanekuni @ Brunei Gallery, SOAS
The artist’s first exhibition outside Japan of Lacquer works by the contemporary craftsman Koyanagi Tanekuni in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS. There will be a Study Day on lacquer with specialist lectures, workshop, and gallery talks[...]
Hyper Japan
Hyper Japan @ Olympia, London
Jul 12 – Jul 14 all-day
Hyper Japan @ Olympia, London
HYPER JAPAN 2019 will bring the best of Japan to London, celebrating J-culture with traditional and contemporary exhibitors and performances, food and drink, and unique shopping opportunities.
Tujiko Noriko – live performance and ‘Kuro’ film screening
Tujiko Noriko – live performance and ‘Kuro’ film screening @ CAFE OTO
Jul 14 all-day
Tujiko Noriko – live performance and ‘Kuro’ film screening @ CAFE OTO
Sunday 14 July 2019, 2pm Tujiko Noriko + Isambard Khroustaliov – Matinee Sunday 14 July 2019, 8.30pm ‘Kuro’ – Film Screening Close-Up Very pleased to welcome musician, singer, songwriter and filmmaker, Tujiko Noriko to OTO[...]
Summer Explorers! Manga Comes To Life
Summer Explorers! Manga Comes To Life @ British Library, Knowledge Centre Theatre
Jul 27 – Jul 28 all-day
Summer Explorers! Manga Comes To Life @ British Library, Knowledge Centre Theatre
Love Japanese films and passionate about manga? This special film season will satisfy both cravings! Manga is an art medium which has enjoyed widespread popularity both at home in Japan, as well as globally abroad,[...]