SOUTH AUSTRALIA – TAASA Review December 2008


This article was originally found in the December 2008 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 17, Issue 4, Page 29).

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The Golden Journey Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide 6 March ­ 7 June 2009 This exhibition will be the first comprehensive survey in Australia of Japanese art from prehistoric times until the Meiji period (18681912).

It showcases the extensive collection of Japanese art of the Art Gallery of South Australia, together with loans from public and private collections around Australia.

Around three hundred works, in a variety of media, including painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, lacquer ware and furniture, will celebrate the profound lyricism and sophisticated eloquence of Japanese aesthetics. The Golden Journey will coincide with a fullday Symposium on Japanese art and culture on Saturday 7 March 2009, featuring local, national and international expert speakers focusing on the arts of the Meiji era. Bookings can be made online at www...