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'Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France'

/ Jun 7, 2016

'Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France'

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June 14-July 31 The French term “toile de jouy” translates as the “cloth from Jouy-en-Josas,” a chintz-producing town in the south-west suburbs of Paris, and it refers to a specific style of textile that was used for both clothing and furnishings. These monochromatic printed ...

'The Fascination of Nakamura Fusetsu'

/ May 10, 2016

'The Fascination of Nakamura Fusetsu'

Until July 24 It has been 150 years since the birth of painter, calligrapher and book cover designer Fusetsu Nakamura (1866-1943), the subject of the Nakamuraya Salon Museum of Art’s current solo show. Divided into five sections charting his career, “The Fascination of Nakamura ...

'Roman Wall Painting in Pompeii'

/ May 3, 2016

'Roman Wall Painting in Pompeii'

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Until July 3 Mount Vesuvius’ most famous eruption buried the ancient Roman town of Pompeii with a thick layer of volcanic ash almost 2,000 years ago. Rediscovered in the 18th century, the murals that were preserved beneath the ash continue to capture the world’s ...

'Sion Sono: The Whispering Star'

/ Apr 12, 2016

'Sion Sono: The Whispering Star'

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April 3-July 10 As a multi-talented director, Japanese filmmaker and poet Sion Sono has been a regular participant of international film festivals, garnering critical acclaim for his dark and expressive films such as “Noriko’s Dinner Table” (2006), “Cold Fish” (2011) and “Why Don’t You ...