News category: Art & Exhibitions

11 April 2016

Tsuyoshi Anzai featured in the Royal British Society of Sculptors bursary awards group exhibition until 20 May 2016

This vibrant exhibition showcases the work of the ten winners of the RBS Bursary Awards 2015 who represent the best and brightest emerging contemporary sculptors and includes work by Tsuyoshi Anzai. Anzai graduated with an MA in Film and New Media from the Tokyo University of the Arts in 2011, and is the 2015-2016 recipient of the ‘Core Programme’ residency at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas.

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20 January 2016

Carl Randall exhibiting at Christie's New York, 23 January to 7 February 2016

Carl Randall (Daiwa Scholar 2003) is taking part in an exhibition at Christie’s New York, 23 January to 7 February 2016. Recent large Japan-based ink paintings of his will be exhibited and auctioned at Drawings from the Royal Drawing School – a group exhibition at Christie’s, running alongside Master Drawings Week New York 2016 and a Christie’s Old Master Drawings sale. His work will be exhibited alongside renowned artists such as President of the Royal Academy Christopher Le Brun, and Royal Academician Humphrey Ocean.

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12 November 2015

'Picture, Letter' Closing Party on 22 November 2015, 4pm to 8pm

Jenny Wright’s illustrations have always been inextricably linked with words – from her captioned Peculiar Men to her tendencies towards book illustrating. By harnessing the written word, Jenny breathes more life into, and adds another dimension to her characters. This exhibition, in contrast, takes a step back and questions the potential of ‘the image as language’. Picture, Letter is on at the St Bride Foundation until 22 November, open Tuesdays – Saturdays during theatre performances (6:30pm – 11pm). The closing party on Sunday, 22 November runs from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. 

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22 October 2015

Visiting manga artist

World-famous manga artist (or mangaka – 漫画家) Akiko Hatsu (波津 ・彬子) visited London this week, giving a talk at the British Museum in the Japan Galleries.  Known for her work in the genre of shojo-manga (少女漫画), Akiko Hatsu was very influential in the development of the genre and also instrumental in coining the term Yaoi.

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