PAST EXHIBITION: I’M WITH YOU BY SO FUJII AND NATSUKI TSUKAGOSHI

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【12th – 22th December 2018】 PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday 13 December  18:00 – 20:00 (RSVP) Following the great success of ‘The Pets You Love’ by illustrator So Fujii, the Sway Gallery London is delighted to announce the opening of ‘I’m with you’, an exhibition where So Fujii teamed up with Tokyo-based icing artist Natsuki Tsukagoshi to deliver a new view of ‘The Pets You Love’, using different materials, yet following the same theme. This exhibition is divided into two parts The first part has Pets as the main theme. The two Japanese artists gathered pictures of pets on different social media, and they worked on a unique project, creating two portraits … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: NORIYUKI MISAWA SOLO EXHIBITION – A JAPANESE SHOEMAKER’S CRAZY CREATIONS –

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【3rd – 7th December 2018】 LATE OPENING: Thursday 6th December 11:00 – 20:00 (RSVP https://bit.ly/2Rw6Igi) Noriyuki Misawa will be attending. Noriyuki Misawa is one of a new generation of bespoke luxury shoemakers from Japan. Tokyo based, his shoes are favoured by an international clientele, including the likes of Spike Lee and Park Chan Wook. Noriyuki Misawa has also become a selected shoe-maker for the Japanese Imperial Household: an extremely rare honour for someone so young. In addition to custom wearable shoes, Noriyuki Misawa also makes non-wearables, such as avant-garde, sculptural pieces. “I was largely captivated by the functional ‘formative beauty’ rather than the utility of shoes. I strive to continuously evolve … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: RISING FROM THE EAST – AESTHETICS OF JAPAN – GROUP EXHIBITION

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【26-30 November 2018】 A group exhibition of unique and creative Japanese artists, curated by Artrates Mon-Fri → 11:00-19:00 Late Opening Thu 29 Nov → 11:00-20:00 (RSVP, Drink will be served from 17:00) PARTICIPATING ARTISTS: ● Maki NOHARA (Oil Painting) ● Sei Amei (Watercolour) ● Fumi Yamamoto (Mixed Media Painting) ● chizuko matsukawa (Embroidery Illustration) ● Naho Katayama (Paper Cut Works) ● Yuki Minato (Japanese Ink Painting) ● noco (Mixed Media Painting) ● Nobutaka UEDA (Japanese Ink Painting) ● Harumi Yukawa (Watercolour) ● Kaoruko Negishi (Acrylic Painting) ● IWACO (Doll Maker) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Eleven Japanese up-and-coming artists, art majors as well as self-taught creators, have gathered to captivate the viewers with their … Read More

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