[Exhibition / Jeju, Korea] “Contemporary Wood-Carved Netsuke”

Public Information and Culture Center, 8th floor, Consulate General of Japan in Jeju, South Korea
October 6 – 22, 2020

As a traveling exhibition organized by the Japan Foundation, this show introduces the attraction of netsuke to the world through the display of 65 works of contemporary wooden netsuke carved by Japanese artists.

The exhibition will further take place in other parts of the globe for about 10 years. Small catalogue has been published.
The Japan Foundation’s webpage on the exhibtion: https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/exhibit/traveling/contemporary_wood.html

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‘Woman Entertainer,’ a netsuke by my father Ryushi is on display. A short video-clip of my father carving the piece (that I filmed at home!) is also shown at the exhibition.

Consulate General of Japan in Jeju, South Korea

Address: Segi Bldg, 8F (Nohyeong-dong) 3351, 1100-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, Republic of Korea
Website: https://www.jeju.kr.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_ja/index.html
Announcement of the Exhibition (in Japanese):
https://www.jeju.kr.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_ja/11_000001_00100.html

Image, The Japan Foundation (c) 2018