Soaring Voices: Contemporary Japanese Women Ceramic Artists

Featured Articles On View Magazine Take a look at the beautiful spread featuring our new exhibit, Soaring Voices, in the June/July issue of On View Magazine (article begins on page 46). Click to read more The Shape of Her Heart: Contemporary Japanese Women Potters and their Prehistoric Muses Get an inside look at our new exhibit from our Curator of Japanese Art in this fascinating article. Click to read more Related Events Soaring Voices: Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Artists Tour Saturday, September 10th at 1:30pm. An exclusive tour of the exhibitions at the …

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Kaiju Monster Invasion!

June 1, 2010 – October 17, 2010 Monsters invade Morikami this summer as vintage toys from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, inspired by Japanese tokusatsu films and TV shows go on display in the exhibition, Kaijū! Monster Invasion! Classic Japanese tokusatsu eiga, or special effects films, typically utilized an fx technique called sutsumeishon (suitmation) in which monsters of colossal size, termed kaijū, were portrayed by stuntmen in rubber suits moving about on sets of miniatures. Beginning with the release of the film Gojira (Godzilla) in 1954, kaijū of all types have captured …

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