In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many of us have to stay home for a certain period of time. In my case, some art exhibitions in which I planned to participate have been cancelled or postponed just like other events across the world. I stopped all the creations for the next exhibition. The theme and size of the work that
Visited Calligraphy Museum located in Taito-ku, Tokyo. The museum has hold a special exhibition "History of kanji" displaying a lot of inscriptions on various materials such as animal bones, stones and bronze wares since The 13 century B.C. in China. The museum is small and doesn't look like visually gorgeous much. But it has historically valuable collections and elaborate permanent display.
I would like to introduce a Japanese calligraphy exhibition called "Dojin Shosaku-ten 2019" . It will be held at National Arts Center Tokyo (Roppongi) from 26 June to 7 July 2019. ("Dojin" means a group of people doing/studying calligraphy in a particular style of creation in this context. "Ten" means exhibition.) A variety of works crated by both emerging and professional
Japan's new imperial era "令和(Reiwa)" began on 1st May 2019 in Japan. This is a special thing for the Japanese and "元年" means the first year. Reiwa consists of two kanji characters of Rei 令 and Wa 和. As for the meaning, there are several English translation such as "order and harmony" and "auspicious and peace" according to some foreign media. Alongside
Visited a calligraphy exhibition "Unrivaled Calligraphy: Yan Zhenqing and His Legacy" (from 16 Jan to 24 Feb, 2019) at Tokyo National Museum in Ueno, Tokyo. It was a really cold day but the museum was unbelievably crowded