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Momo - A Group Exhibition March 3 - March 21st

MOMO NO SEKKU/ 桃の節句(PEACH FESTIVAL)  Exhibition - March 3 - March 21st. Reception 6:30-10pm GIRLS DAY or Hinamatsuri is a day which one of five seasonal milestones on the Japanese calendar. It was established from the Chinese Yin-Yang Five-Line theory.  MOMO/ means peach, and peach blossom stands for longevity, also it was said that peach blossom ward off evil spirits. SEKKU/ SE: means the change of the season. KKU: means festival and offering. It’s a seasonal milestone that wishes a disease-free life, good harvest, prosperity of descendants, and warding off evil.  Stella im Hultberg, Mari Inukai, Audrey Kawasaki, Nicolas Nemiri, Amy Sol, Katsuya Terada, Kent Williams, Yoskay Yamamoto at GR2 Gallery 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 Curated by Mari Inukai

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Worcester Art Museum Samurai! Reception Photos

Worcester Art Museum presents Samurai!  For the many who won't be able to make it or for the many who did enter the doors on April 17th for the reception, here are some photos and some thoughts from the exhibition. First it's a no brainer that I have to thank to the Museum staff for their hard work. Second, the show design is amazing. The room evidently was always used as a white box, but we transformed it into a new environment. There's no single direction. Instead it's purposefully an exhibition that let's you create your own narrative. Reception sponsorship thanks to Julia Huang of InterTrend! (Flickr Folder of Photos) The wall on the right is the text I had...

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Worcester Art Museum - Samurai! Opens Friday

The commonality of the hands on sword of Zatoichi and Mari Inukai (painted by Kent Williams) The exhibition concept began last year, somewhere before the furious cold his the East Coast. In short, the idea was to let the original Japanese armory speak to contemporary artists and see what happens. There was a lot of thinking and dreaming of the possibilities, and of course it gets distilled into what's best for the space and the audience, but perhaps one day, this exhibition will go "full dream." Curating from afar isn't the easiest way to get things done, but from the photographs, the exhibition looks tremendous. I'll be seeing it quite soon. (Worcester Art Museum) The list of artists: Miya Ando,...

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Worcester Museum of Art: Samurai!

Worcester Museum of Art updated their Samurai! page. Opening Party April 17th! Link Artists in the Exhibition On View
: Katsuya Terada, 
Ferris Plock, 
Rob Sato, 
Kent Williams, 
Mu Pan, 
Miya Ando, 
Moira Hahn, 
Yuko Shimizu, Masakatsu Sashie, 
Jed Henry, 
James Jean, 
Kozyndan,
 Shawn Cheng, 
Josh Cochran, 
Esao Andrews, and 
Stan Sakai Mural Project (phase two): 
Andrew Hem
, Audrey Kawasaki, 
Mari Inukai

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