Blog

Giving you the freedom to focus
on what matters: Your Exhibitions

Japan

A collection of 4 posts

Sneak Peek: The Axis Shifting East

Sneak Peek: The Axis Shifting East

A symposium at Asia House 30 October 2014

Read more

'The Axis Shifting East'- Symposium during Asian Art in London

'The Axis Shifting East'- Symposium during Asian Art in London

Asia is the focus of attention of the whole art world. Fast growing economies, new fortunes, changing legislations in the Far and Middle East all influence the art ecosystem in Europe and America. Whatever happens there will soon affect all of us. It is difficult to make judgments on the

Read more

'Sword, the essence of Japanese art', a lecture at the British Museum

'Sword, the essence of Japanese art', a lecture at the British Museum

The Sword holds a special place in Japanese culture. These carefully crafted objects are the fruit of an extremely complicated technical process and the ability to appreciate them has been considered a tool to Buddhist enlightenment throughout the centuries. Sword, the essence of Japanese art, the recent lecture on Japanese

Read more

To-ken Society Meeting: an evening of history

To-ken Society Meeting: an evening of history

The To-ken Society of Great Britain (Society for Research and Preservation of Antique Japanese Swords and Fittings) held their bimonthly meeting last week at the University of London. The meeting started with one of the members relating his experiences from traveling to Gifu castle, marveling at the local collection of

Read more