Tag Archives: Japanese art

Book Announcement: Hell-bent on Heaven in Tateyama mandara: Painting and Religious Practice at a Japanese Mountain

Hell-bent on Heaven in Tateyama mandara: Painting and Religious Practice at a Japanese Mountain by Caroline Hirasawa The book is a highly interdisciplinary examination of the Tateyama cult and its material culture, and will be of interest to art historians … Continue reading

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Book Announcements: Japanese Visual Culture

Rosina Buckland (National Museum of Scotland) and John Szostak (University of Hawaii at Manoa) would would like to announce publication of their books on modern Japanese painting, also part of Brill’s “Japanese Visual Culture” series. Rosina Buckland, *Painting Nature for … Continue reading

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Exhibition: DECO JAPAN: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945

DECO JAPAN: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945 May 10–October 19, 2014 Seattle Asian Art Museum Tateuchi Galleries Art Deco, a 20th-century style that came to worldwide prominence in the interwar period, left its mark on almost every medium of visual … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Fellow in Japanese Art, Harvard University

Institution: Harvard University Location: Somerville, MA Posted: 10/25/2013 Type: Full Time School/Unit: Harvard Art Museums Department: Division of Asian & Mediterranean Art Education: MA required, PhD preferred Duties & Responsibilities: The Fellow participates in a wide range of specifically defined … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese or Korean Art/Architectural History

Institution: University of British Columbia, Art History, Visual Art & Theory Location:   British Columbia, Canada Position:   Assistant Professor in Japanese or Korean Art History or Architectural History Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory The University of … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Inakadate Rice Field Art

Have you guys seen the latest rice field art this year? It looks spectacular! It takes about 1,200 people from the community to bring projects like this together every year, but man, what a fantastic payoff! I love seeing the … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints

The Toledo Museum of Art has a free upcoming exhibition on Japanese art. From October 4 to January 1, 2014, the TMA is proud to offer Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, which will feature an exquisite collection of 343 woodblock prints in pristine … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Japanese Art, A. W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art

Institution:   Saint Louis Art Museum, Curatorial Affairs Location:   Missouri, United States Position:   A. W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art This is a 3-year benefited fellowship with the Saint Louis Art Museum. The main purpose of this Fellowship … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: War Kimono

Cranes, carp, cherry blossoms…Zero fighters? I guarantee you haven’t seen kimono motifs like these before! Wolfgang Ruf of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland, collects rare wartime kimono from roughly 1894-1942 with soliders, weapons, and military vehicles. Today’s fun link, “Kimonos reveal Japanese … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Arts of Asia Course, Sotheby’s Institute of Art [UK]

Via Art Radar. Location: London Program dates: 25 June – 19 July 2013 Application deadline: not listed, applications are currently open This intensive course explores the diverse arts of Asia from origins to the present day. The course includes an … Continue reading

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