ASIAN ART IN LONDON (AAL) is now in its 15th year and this autumn’s schedule runs from 1 to 10 November. As always, AAL has organised a diverse range of gallery shows, as well as gallery and curator talks, lectures, workshops, study days and a two-day course on ‘Modern and Contemporary Indian Art’. There are 54
THIS EXHIBITION OF drawings by Sri Lankan artists Chandraguptha Thenuwara and Jagath Weerasinghe is being staged simultaneously in London and Colombo. The exhibition present the artists’ negotiations of this medium, investigating drawing as a site to negotiate boundaries, politics and formal agility.
Thenuwara and Weerasinghe are among Sri Lanka’s foremost artists and
Now in its sixth year, Tribal Perspectives runs from 19 to 22 September in Gallery 27 Cork Street, and is the only specialist, quality tribal art fair in the UK. It brings together a group of international dealers whose expertise spans tribal works of art from Oceania, the
This is an exhibition of particularly fine impressions of some of the most coveted designs of Hiroshige, including masterworks by Hokusai, Eisen and Yoshitoshi. Prints from the Brewster Hanson Collection were assembled from acquisitions made around the world. Brewster Hanson (1923-2008) lived in Geneva for more than 50 years, first collected Post-Impressionist paintings, then Old Master prints
Matsuzaki’s urushi lacquerworks consist of 400 to 500 year-old zelkova, horse chestnut or chestnut timber that has been carved, then given some 20 coats of natural urushi lacquer. Matsuzaki is unusual in that he only uses pure, Japanese urushi lacquer, which is of the highest quality and prized for its colour and sheen. His containers are reminiscent of ancient ritual utensils,
THIS EXHIBITION of contemporary masterpieces of Buddhist and Hindu art draws from the work and collection of the British artist Robert Beer. Robert Beer (born 1947) has studied and practised Tibetan art for more than forty years, and is the author and illustrator of The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs. Over the past 15 years, Beer has been working with the most talented