And exceptional year for the relationships between France and Japan… Japanese culture lovers meet to observe the different exhibitions and other shows of the Japonismes 2018 : Les Âmes en Résonances [Japonisms 2018: souls in resonance] celebrating the 160th year of the diplomatic relationships between the two countries as well as the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration all year along.
And to get into this oriental culture (and go back into it in all these celebrations), Sortiraparis editorial board gives you the program of the exhibitions, shows and other workshops organized for Japonisms 2018.
Here’s the new digital experience you don’t want to miss! From May 15 to September 9, 2018, the TeamLab group turns the Grande Halle de la Villette into a unique visual lab. In a huge 2000-sqm room, we’re carried away in varied enchanting universes created by the talented TeamLab. More than an immersive exhibition, it’s a breathtaking visual experience!
Encore un jour Banane pour le Poisson-Rêve at the Palais de Tokyo:
The Palais de Toyo dedicates its new season, called Childhoof, to several artists plunging us down memory lane and other childhood games, while allowing us to think about this past influencing “the construction of our identities and their representations”. In the heart of this season, an exhibition, Encore un Jour Banane pour le Poisson-Rêve, which is part of Japonisms 2018. A delightful pleasure to be enjoyed from June 22 to September 9, 2018.
Throne, Kohei Nawa’s work at the Louvre:
On the occasion of the season around the 160th anniversary of the diplomatic relationships between France and Japan, called Japonismes 2018, les Âmes en Résonance, the Louvre offers a contemporary art exhibition displayed from July 14, 2018 to January 14, 2019. A work by Kohei Nawa will be exhibited.
FUKAMI, the exhibition Hotel Salomon de Rothschild
From July 14 to August 18, 2018 Hotel Salomon de Rothschild dedicates an exhibition to the Japanese aesthetic in the art and its representation in nature. An exhibition taking part in Japonismes 2018 celebrating the 160th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between France and Japan.
Yu-Ichi Inoue (1916-1985) – Free Calligraphy at the Maison de la Culture du Japon:
From July 14 to September 15, 2018, the Maison de la Culture du Japon offers an exhibition around artist Yu-Ichi Inoue and Japanese calligraphy as part of the Japonisms 2018 season. A dive in the universe of calligraphy and kanjis.
Waves of renewal: Modern Japanese Prints (1900-1960) at the Fondation Custodia
Set in Paris 7th arrondissement, the Fondation Custodia welcomes this fall a very beautiful exhibition called “Waves of renewal”: it brings together a rare collection of modern Japanese prints from 1900 to 1960. To be discovered from October 6, 2018 to January 6, 2019.
Touken Ranbu, the musical at Paris Palais des Congrès:
As part of the event Japonisms 2018, Paris Palais des Congrès will open this Sunday July 15, 2018, for 2 exceptional performances of the critically-acclaimed Japanese musical: “Touken Ranbu: The Musical, Atsukashiyama Ibun 2018 Paris”.
Trésors de Kyoto, the exhibition at the Musée Cernuschi:
From October 26, 2018 to January 27, 2019, Paris Musée Cernuschi offers an exhibition around of the major school of Japanese painting, Trésors de Kyoto, trois siècles de creation Rinpa [Treasures of Kyoto, three centuries of Rinpa creation]. A retrospective displayed as part of the Japonismes 2018: les âmes en résonances [Japonisms 2018: souls in resonance] season.
The colorful realm of living beings at Paris Petit Palais:
From September 15 to October 14, 2018, lovers of Japanese painting from the Edo era head to Paris Petit Palais. For a month, the Petit Palais welcomes the masterwork of Itō Jakuchū: Dōshokusai-e [the colorful realm of living beings], a collection of 30 suspended scrolls known for the finesse of the drawings and the brightness of the colors, remained bright 250 years after they have been created.
Meiji, splendors from the Imperial Japan, the exhibition at Paris Musée Guimet:
From October 17, 2018 to January 14, 2019, the Musée Guimet dedicates an exhibition to the Meiji era as part of the 150th anniversary of its Restoration. Called Meiji, splendors from the Imperial Japan, the latter takes us to the contemporary history of the country of the Rising sun and its deep modernization.
Jōmon, the exhibition at the Maison de la Culture du Japon in Paris:
The Maison de la Culture du Japon in Paris offers, from October 17 to December 8, 2018, an exhibition focusing on the art during the Jōmon period (11,000 years B.C. – 400 years B.C. as part of the Japonisms 2018 season.
Manga ↔ Tokyo, the exhibition at the Grande Halle in la Villette:
From November 29 to December 30, 2018, the Grande Halle in la Villette organizes an exhibition around the interaction between diction and urban environment in Japan, Manga ↔ Tokyo. A plunge into the Japanese capital between fiction and reality as part of the Japonisms 2018 season.