PAIR OF TSUBA WITH PEAFOWL AND PEONY DESIGN, ISHIGURO MASAYOSHI (1774-1862), SHAKUDO AND SHIBUICHI. 8.1 X 7.5, 7.7 X 7.1 CM. PHOTO: COURTESY OF SANNENKAZA MUSEUM – TAASA Review June 2022

PAIR OF TSUBA WITH PEAFOWL AND PEONY DESIGN, ISHIGURO MASAYOSHI (1774-1862), SHAKUDO AND SHIBUICHI. 8.1 X 7.5, 7.7 X 7.1 CM. PHOTO: COURTESY OF SANNENKAZA MUSEUM the two swords denoting their rank in society, and after two centuries of relative peace, these functioned as items of status and personal adornment as much as potential weapons. [...]

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SHIREEN TAWEEL IN HER STUDIO IN 2018 MAKING THE WORK TRACING TRANSCENDENCE. IMAGE: COURTESY OF THE ARTIST. PHOTO: ELOISE FUSS – TAASA Review June 2022

SHIREEN TAWEEL IN HER STUDIO IN 2018 MAKING THE WORK TRACING TRANSCENDENCE. IMAGE: COURTESY OF THE ARTIST. PHOTO: ELOISE FUSS skills within the decorative arts practice of copper-smithing. There is the research and experience gained from actively engaging in everyday ritual activities, and also by taking for example, a position as an understudy in various [...]

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SHIREEN TAWEEL, TRACING TRANSCENDENCE (2018-2021), HAND PIERCED COPPER, AUDIO (COMPOSITION BY SPENCER A. REID). INSTALLATION VIEW (SOUL FURY) AT BENDIGO ART GALLERY. COLLECTION OF THE ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. PURCHASED WITH FUNDS PROVIDED BY THE CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION BENEFACTORS. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST. PHOTO: LEON SCHOOTS – TAASA Review June 2022

SHIREEN TAWEEL, TRACING TRANSCENDENCE (2018-2021), HAND PIERCED COPPER, AUDIO (COMPOSITION BY SPENCER A. REID). INSTALLATION VIEW (SOUL FURY) AT BENDIGO ART GALLERY. COLLECTION OF THE ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. PURCHASED WITH FUNDS PROVIDED BY THE CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION BENEFACTORS. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST. PHOTO: LEON SCHOOTS

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A BIG WORLD OF SMALL CYMBALS: MYANMAR’S METAL INSTRUMENTS – TAASA Review June 2022

A BIG WORLD OF SMALL CYMBALS: MYANMAR’S METAL INSTRUMENTS Yuri Takahashi A n interesting example of the use of metals in Asian art forms can be found in the traditional court music of the Burmese, the largest ethnic group in Myanmar. After the Burmese kingdom was annexed by the British in 1886, this music lost [...]

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TAASA MEMBERS’ DIARY JUNE – AUGUST 2022 – TAASA Review June 2022

TAASA MEMBERS’ DIARY JUNE - AUGUST 2022 The Decorated Body TAASA Monday Night Zoom lectures, 5.30 – 6.30pm Cost per lecture: Members $10; Non-members $15 Special price for all 6 lectures: Members $40; Non-Members $60 Payment in advance essential. No refunds. Booking confirmation essential: Chris Manning: bookings@taasa.org.au Payment by EFT: The Asian Arts Society of [...]

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SPECIAL EVENT – TAASA Review June 2022

SPECIAL EVENT Thursday 16 June 2022, 5.30 – 6.30 AEST Zoom lecture: Art & Independence: Y.G. Srimati and the Indian Style John Guy As an accomplished classical dancer, vocalist, musician and painter, the Chennai artist YG Srimati (1926-2007) explored the intersection of all four classical arts throughout her long career. She reflected a stream of [...]

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TEXTILE STUDY GROUP, NSW Annie Wyatt Room at the S.H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill in Millers Point, 6 – 8pm. Light refreshments. $20 members, $30 non-members. Bookings to Chris Manning: bookings@taasa.org.au. – TAASA Review June 2022

TEXTILE STUDY GROUP, NSW Annie Wyatt Room at the S.H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill in Millers Point, 6 – 8pm. Light refreshments. $20 members, $30 non-members. Bookings to Chris Manning: bookings@taasa.org.au. Tuesday 12 July 2022 Innovations in goldwork embroidery and their impact on embroidery styles Mary Brown Mary will discuss two main groups of thread [...]

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CERAMICS STUDY GROUP, NSW – TAASA Review June 2022

CERAMICS STUDY GROUP, NSW Tuesday 14 June 2022, 6.15 – 8pm The Thrill of the Hunt UNSW Art & Design (COFA), Paddington, R. F202 Participants are invited to bring a favourite or special ceramic item, old or contemporary, to discuss with the group. Tell us the story of how you acquired it: often, there is [...]

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TAASA QLD TAASA Queensland events committee members all have travel arrangements occurring at this time and are ‘out of station’. We look forward to resuming face-to-face events in the second half of 2022, events and dates to be announced. – TAASA Review June 2022

TAASA QLD TAASA Queensland events committee members all have travel arrangements occurring at this time and are ‘out of station’. We look forward to resuming face-to-face events in the second half of 2022, events and dates to be announced.

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PAIR OF TSUBA WITH PEAFOWL AND PEONY DESIGN, ISHIGURO MASAYOSHI (1774-1862), SHAKUDO AND SHIBUICHI. 8.1 X 7.5, 7.7 X 7.1 CM. PHOTO: COURTESY OF SANNENKAZA MUSEUM – TAASA Review June 2022

PAIR OF TSUBA WITH PEAFOWL AND PEONY DESIGN, ISHIGURO MASAYOSHI (1774-1862), SHAKUDO AND SHIBUICHI. 8.1 X 7.5, 7.7 X 7.1 CM. PHOTO: COURTESY OF SANNENKAZA MUSEUM the two swords denoting their rank in society, and after two centuries of relative peace, these functioned as items of status and personal adornment as much as potential weapons. [...]

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