13. okt. - 5. nov.
Fernisering 13. oktober kl.
I anledning af 150-året for diplomatiske
forbindelser mellem Danmark og Japan har Kunstforeningen Det Ny
Kastet inviteret Keiji Shinohara til at udstille i Thisted.
Japanese Wood Block Prints: A Retrospective Exhibition of the work of
Keiji ShinoharaOver the last thirty years, printmaker Shinohara Keiji
has built up an impressive collection of important works, which will be
exhibited in Scandinavia for the first time at the Gl. Rådhus in Thisted,
This exhibition contains works from time in Japan, and also the artist’s
early, middle, and later periods in the United States. Throughout his
artistic journey, Mr. Shinohara has consistently focused on themes of
Nature, Landscape, Tradition, and Modernity, and it is possible to view
his treatment of these themes over almost four decades. Working
primarily with woodblock printing, which can involve over 20 different
printing stages, Shinohara is acknowledged as one of the outstanding
figures in his field, and has exhibited widely in museums and galleries
around the world.
Select monoprints will also be on display. In 2014 The Smithsonian
Museum’s Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. invested significant
resources in documenting Shinohara’s working process, and these videos,
as well as a select group of his tools and materals, will also be
featured during the exhibition. During 2016 and 2017, Shinohara has
been resident artist at Tolne Gjæstgivergaard and Det Grafiske Værksted,
Hjørring, who have helped to produce this exhibition of important