PAST EXHIBITION: The Tale of Genji โ€“ KIRIE art exhibition by Hobo Komiyama

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[3rd – 28th February 2020] Final day 28th Feb โ€“ exhibition open until 16:00 Hobo Komiyama was born in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. While studying at Musashino Art University, Hobo became a scenography design researcher for a theatre company. After graduating from the university, he began his career as a kimono dye colorist and illustrator. Finally in 1975, he has begun his career as a papercutting artist and is active until today, with multiple successful publications and exhibitions in, as well as outside of, Japan. The main theme of this solo exhibition is scenes from The Tale of Genji, which is a classical work written during the early years of … Read More

PAST EVENT: ๐‰๐€๐๐€๐๐„๐’๐„ ๐€๐‘๐“๐’ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐‚๐‘๐€๐…๐“๐’ โ€“ ๐‚๐‡๐‘๐ˆ๐’๐“๐Œ๐€๐’ ๐Œ๐€๐‘๐Š๐„๐“ ๐€๐“ ๐’๐–๐€๐˜ ๐†๐€๐‹๐‹๐„๐‘๐˜ ๐‹๐Ž๐๐ƒ๐Ž๐

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ใ€2nd – 20th December 2019ใ€‘ Join us this December for Christmas shopping and celebration at Sway Gallery London! Browse through a wide variety of jewellery, accessories and ceramics,as well as artworks, all carefully handcrafted by Japanese artists. Some of the pieces cannot be found anywhere outside of Japan! A selection Japanese tea and sake, homewares and vintage kimonos, as well as cute and funny stocking fillers, all available through December at Sway Gallery! Look out for the flyers from the event, if you fancy a free tin of genuine matcha green tea! (more details on the flyer) SWAY GALLERY OPENING TIMES:Mon-Fri 11:00 -19:00Saturday: 12:00-18:00Sunday: closed FREE ENTRY ๐Ÿ™‚

PAST EXHIBITION: Portrait of Nature Vol.2 – Myriads of Gods – Nobuyuki Kobayashi Photography Exhibition

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[15th -29th November 2019] PRIVATE VIEW: 14th November 2019 Thu 18:00-20:00 RSVP: EVENTBRITE After the successful solo exhibition in the UK (March 2017), Nobuyuki Kobayashi reintroduces the Japanese sense of beauty and the connection to nature through the brand new series of photography masterpieces. He interprets the philosophy of Shintoism, which conveys a belief that gods dwell in all of the existing things – rocks, trees, mountains. Explaining the Japanese sense of beauty and the close and almost intimate connection to nature, he attempts to answer if such relationship still exists in the modern age.    Nobuyuki Kobayashi A Japanese photographer who creates unique platinum palladium photography prints of nature, … Read More

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