I am finally back on this blog after quite some times because of a very busy schedule in terms of work and entertainment.
But I missed writing on this blog and before starting again (and maybe finish one day) my report about my winter trip to Japan, I am taking you today to a new Japanese chapter.
A japanese summer
Indeed, the Parisian summer is full of surprises because until the begining of next year a lot of events related to Japan will be held, as part of “Japonismes 2018”.
Without knowing it, I visited the first exhibition of this cultural operation at the Palais de Tokyo and while checking the coming program, it led me to the Salomon de Rothschild hotel.
Japanese aesthetics at hotel de Rothschild
This time, I discovered the Fukami exhibition, which takes us to the Rothschild hotel and its Japanese aesthetics.
The raw and minimalist pieces of work are perfectly mixed with the nearly flashy architecture of the hotel, full of gildings and carved moldings at every corner.
Seascapes by Hiroshi Sugimoto
I loved the contrast of this living room with an apocalyptic ambiance, result of the piece of work from the Korean artist Lee Ufan.
“Relatum Dwelling (2)” by Lee Ufan
Another style, “Echoes Infinity” ephemeral art work form Shinjo Ohmaki, made of colored pigments drawn with a stencil on a ground of baize that will be destroyed with visitor footsteps at the end of the exhibition (I must come back to see the carnage ahah!).
“Echoes infinity” by Shinji Ohmaki won’t remain intact for very long !
Here are a few pictures of my visit, which will give you a quick overview and who knows you might want to come after me.
“Raiya” and Ranmei by Ryo Hiraoka and “Co(Al)xistence” videoclip by Justine Eymard with Mirai Moriyama
“Foam”, the impressive foam cloud artwork by Kohei Nawa
“Kajikazawa dans la province de Kai” by Hokusai
Anyway, I enjoyed this very inspiring cultural trip and I am looking forward to the following ones: if you can’t go to Japan, Japan will come to you! (English translation by Quiterie)