The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Thursday, November 23, 2017


Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota To Open at San Diego Museum of Art
Itchiku Kubota, Jo/Autumn Prologue, tie-dyeing, ink painting, and embroidery on silk crepe with gold wefts, 1986. Courtesy of the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum.


SAN DIEGO.- The San Diego Museum of Art presents Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota, on view November 1, 2008–January 4, 2009. In conjunction with the Timken Museum of Art, SDMA is presenting a major exhibition featuring the work of internationally recognized Japanese textile artist and kimono designer, Itchiku Kubota (1917–2003). Kubota used a variety of traditional techniques and unique personal innovations to create shimmering, abstract landscapes through a complex layering of dyes and inks on monumentally-scaled kimono. On display at the Timken will be a selection of kimono from Kubota’s Mt. Fuji series—a popular subject in the arts of Japan—presented as three views of Japan’s most famous mountain at different times of day. On view at SDMA is Kubota’s dramatic series Symphony of Light, a tour de force presenting a sweeping landscape across 30 kimono placed side by side. In addition, a selection of Kubota’s individual works will be on view at both museums. The subtle changes of color and the quality of light achieved through skillful dyeing and the clever exploitation of the light-reflective properties of silk make this a breathtaking installation.





Today's News

September 6, 2008

Jacob Philipp Hackert. Europe's Landscape Painter of Goethe Era at Klassik Stiftung Weimar

Triumph of Desire - Danish and International Surrealism Opens

Five Men Accused of Demanding Money For Da Vinci Work Appear in Court

Picasso on Paper: Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection (1899-1967) Opens

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Presents An-My Le: Small Wars

Politically Charged Exhibition Opens at Loyola University Museum of Art

Birds in Art - Just the Cure for Avian Envy - At Woodson Art Museum

Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota To Open at San Diego Museum of Art

Tiina Itkonen - Ultima Thule Opens at Michael Hoppen Gallery

Photography IV: Marie-Therese & Andre Jammes Collection for Sale at Sotheby's

Double Lives: American Painters as Illustrators, 1850-1950 Opens

Art and China's Revolution Opens at Asia Society

Moving Perspectives: Video Art from Asia Opens at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

The Museum of Modern Art Acquires Important Work by Georges Braque

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Design Museum in London opens major exhibition to mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari

2.- 'Salvator Mundi' by Leonardo da Vinci sells for $450mn in auction record: Christie's

3.- Pricing the priceless: the $450mn Da Vinci record

4.- Marc Chagall's "Les Amoureux" sets auction record at $28.5 million at Sotheby's

5.- Jackson Pollock's largest painting makes DC debut at the National Gallery of Art

6.- First major exhibition to reposition the history of 18th-century Mexican painting opens

7.- Exhibition brings together the largest group of original drawings by Michelangelo

8.- Rare Holocaust 'bread card' brooch recovered near Auschwitz

9.- Exhibition presents an homage to the late French artist Raymond Hains by Jérémy Demester

10.- China's futuristic library: More fiction than books

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful