Kyoto Hanga: International Print Exhibition Japan and Australia
Kyoto Hanga: International Print Exhibition Japan and Australia. Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Kyoto Municipal Museum, Fukuyama Art Museum, Japan.
84 contemporary prints by 39 Australian artist/printmakers will feature alongside over 200 prints by 107 members of the Japan Print Association in Western Japan, in the International Print Exhibition Japan and Australia, launching on 28 October 2014 at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. The exhibition will be travelling to Fukuyama from 29 November to 7 December, with a reciprocal exhibition planned for Sydney in 2015/16.
AH KEE, Vernon, ARNOLD, Raymond, ATKINS, Ros & eX de Medici, BELL, Richard, BENNETT, Gordon, BOT, G.W., BOWEN, Dean, BRYANT, Darren, COOK, Michael, CURTIS, Anna, DAVIS, Jan, DUXBURY, Lesley, FOLEY, Fiona, HAAS, Juli, HALL, Fiona, KALAK, Kei, KEAN, Roslyn, KEMPSON, Michael, KING, Martin, KLUGE-POTT, Hertha, LATIMER, Bruce, LETI, Bruno, MARSHALL, Jennifer, McBURNIE, Ron, McIVOR, Roy, MILOJEVIC, Milan, MOMBASSA, Reg, MUNUNGGURR, Marrnyula, NUNGARRAYI, Doris Bush, PEEBLES, Graeme, PRESLEY, Ryan, SANKEY, Olga, SCHLITZ, Michael, SCHMEISSER, Jorg, SMITH, Melissa, WATSON, Judy, WIRRPANDA, Mulkun, WOLSELEY, John.
Group exhibition titled ‘Kyoto Hanga: International Print Exhibition’, is an international show that bringing together work of Australian and Japanese Printmakers. This is the seventh international collaborative exhibition organised by members of the Japan Print Association in Western Japan (from Kyoto to Kyushu) and it represents the culmination of four years’ planning. Previous exhibition partners include China, Bulgaria, Thailand, the USA, Poland and the United Kingdom.
This year it is Australia’s opportunity to promote the work of its contemporary printmakers to an international audience. With the Australian component of the exhibition co-curated by PCA President Akky van Ogtrop, and Noreen Grahame, Director grahame galleries + editions, the exhibition will highlight similarities and differences between two very different cultures.