PAST EXHIBITION: TOKYO 東京 – ORDINARY PEOPLE IN TOKYO STREETS

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Gerard Touren 【15th – 28th March】 Opening hours: MON-FRI 11 AM-7 PM Opening reception: 15 March THU 6PM-8 PM   « In the streets of Tokyo, I did my best to engage with a population so different from all that I knew until then, and to spontaneously overcome the potential distance between me and my subjects, without compromising my quest for the “unusual” and “light” in my images. I did not fully manage to ‘erase’ this distance, as the respect of rules and the “other” prevail above all else for Tokyoites. Every single one of them, while moving in an incredibly conformed flow, appear like a solitary fragment of an expanding … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: THE ART OF MT. FUJI – FROM HOKUSAI TO HASUI

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Various【8th February – 12th March】 Private View: Thursday 8th January, 18:00-20:00 Supported by UKiYO REPUBLIC The tallest mountain of Japan, Mount Fuji, could be seen from almost anywhere in Edo, the capital of Japan. From 17th to late 19th century, when Ukiyo-e, Japanese woodblock prints were in the height of its popularity, this iconic mountain made an impact upon the great masters such as Hokusai (1760-1849) and Hiroshige (1797-1858) and later continued to inspire Shin-hanga artists such as Hasui (1883-1957). This exhibition, held in collaboration with Japanese Gallery, focuses on Mt. Fuji from various artist’s viewpoints, depicted in a variety of seasons, colours, and climates. Immortalised in these prints, the … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: THE PETS YOU LOVE – AN ILLUSTRATION EXHIBITION

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So Fujii 【1st – 6th February】“I drew someone’s pets in this exhibition because I wanted to share feelings through my illustrations. People who keep pets have various emotions, like happiness, joy, sometimes frustration, and sadness towards their pets. But this is just what it means to love your pets. So I started to collect images of pets on social networking sites. The pictures the owners took are great and helpful for my drawings. When they see my illustrations, I’m happy that they can look back on their memories and feel their love once more.” So Fujii Illustrator, born in Toyama, Japan. Living in London since 2016. He has created many … Read More

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