October 06, 2011 06:56am
Higashi No Jounetsu
Source: Sexy Art Gallery
by: Company Press Release
(AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS) -- On Friday the 25th of November 2011, Sexy Art Gallery (La Galerie Provocatrice) and GO Gallery will present: Higashi No Jounetsu / Passion of the East.
This will be the second time that GO Gallery enters collaboration with the Sexy Art Gallery.
The show is the official start to the Wasteland weekend celebrations in Amsterdam!
This exhibit will showcase a number of artists that have been inspired by the traditional erotic art forms of Japan and the Orient.
The influence of Japanese erotic art comes mainly from the traditional Shunga and the modern influence of Ero Manga and Ecchi art, which portrays mischievous, erotic fantasies.
All these art forms are clearly visible in the works of the participating artists.
During the opening on Friday the 25th of November, between 19.00 – 23.00 hrs, at Go Gallery, Prinsengracht 64, Amsterdam, one will have the pleasure of observing some performances in the very same style of the exhibit.
Amrita, a world famous fetish performer from Japan will dazzle us with a performance. Having begun her career as a singer, she was soon offered shows at various Fetish happenings around the world, due to her unique costumes and her stunning make-up.
Most of the participating artists come from Japan, the USA and Europe.
A short description of some of the artists who will show their works at the upcoming show:
Komiyama Houbou (Tokyo, 1946) is the typically traditional Japanese artist. His style of art is known as "Kirie," where the artworks are created from pieces of paper cut outs. His work is on display in Museums all over the world. Houbou also teaches Erotic Art at the Zokei University in Tokyo.
Yumiko Kayukawa, is a young artist from Japan who finds her inspiration in the American Pop-culture. In 2005 she moved to Seattle, USA. She is presently the most successful Japanese artist in the USA.
Rikki Kasso is obsessed by the sexy Japanese culture and particularly by erotic entertainment, which one can observe in his controversial photographs that he took in Shibuya, a very trendy hip Tokyo neighborhood, a melting pot of Japanese businessmen, creative types and wannabees. The latest Rage in Fashion, Music and Art can be observed on the streets of this very in Tokyo area.
Wulan Mei Lina is a photographer from Bali.
The other participating artists are: Japi Honoo (an Italian who has taken on a Japanese name), Danni Shinya Luo, Katsuhiko Brian Sato, YoniLab, Phersha, Andrea Soto, Tansy Myer, Karen Hsiao. The 4 Dutch artists are: Alexander Smith, Simon van der Weerd, Pipsqueak was here! en Wilhelmusvlug.
For further information about the artists and the show:
Sexy Art Gallery: firstname.lastname@example.org
GO Gallery: email@example.com
Interview with participate artists
Interview with Shiren & Zaki Silverman, Founders Sexy Art Gallery
Interview with Oscar Van Der Voorn, Founder GO Gallery
What: HIGASHI NO JOUNETSU a contemporary Asian theme group show.
When: Opening Reception: Friday 25 November 2011 19:00 - 23:00, exhibition runs through Saturday, December 31, 2011
Where: GO Gallery, Prinsengracht 64, Amsterdam. Open: Wed – Sat 12:00-18:00 & Sun 13:00-17:00
GO Gallery * Prinsengracht 64, 1015 DX Amsterdam * 020 4229580 * www.gogallery.nl
Sexy Art Gallery at the Erotic Museum (3rd floor)
O.Z. Achterburgwal 54 Amsterdam
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