BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5220@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20161110T000000Z DTEND:20161110T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>NOTE:&nbsp\;Unfortunately\, this exhibition has been postpo ned. The new opening date will be the fall of 2017. Once we receive a exac t date\, we will share it via Discover Nikkei.&nbsp\;</em>\n\nA solo exhib ition of new paintings by internationally renowned Japanese artist Hiroshi Senju\, whose sublime waterfall images are monumental in scale\, bridging ancient Japanese painting techniques with the minimalist visual language of Abstract Expressionism.\n\nJapanese-born painter Hiroshi Senju is noted worldwide for his sublime waterfall and cliff images\, which are often mo numental in scale. He combines a minimalist visual language rooted in Abst ract Expressionism with ancient painting techniques unique to Japan.&nbsp\ ;Senju is widely recognized as one of the few contemporary masters of the thousand-year-old&nbsp\;<em>nihonga</em>&nbsp\;style of painting\, using p igments made from minerals\, ground stone\, shell and corals suspended in animal-hide glue. Evoking a deep sense of calm\, his waterfalls\, which he creates with incredible delicacy by pouring paint onto mulberry paper on board\, conjure not only the appearance of rushing water\, but its sound\, smell and feel.\nHiroshi Senju was the first Asian artist to receive an H onorable Mention Award at the Venice Biennale (1995)\, and has participate d in numerous exhibitions including the&nbsp\;<em>Beauty Project</em>&nbsp \;in 1996 at the Museum of Contemporary Art\, London\;&nbsp\;<em>The New W ay of Tea</em>\, curated by Alexandra Munroe\, at the Japan Society and th e Asia Society in New York in 2002\;&nbsp\;<em>Paintings on Fusuma</em>&nb sp\;at the Tokyo National Museum in 2003\; and&nbsp\;<em>Frontiers Reimagi ned</em>\, a Collateral Event of the Venice Biennale curated and organized by Sundaram Tagore\, in 2015.&nbsp\;\nPublic installations include sevent y-seven murals at Jukoin\, a sub-temple of Daitokuji\, a Zen Buddhist temp le in Japan\, and a large waterfall at Haneda Airport International Passen ger Terminal in Tokyo. The Benesse Art Site of Naoshima Island also houses two large-scale installations.\nSenju&rsquo\;s work is in the Brooklyn Mu seum\, New York\; the Museum of Contemporary Art\, Los Angeles\; the San F rancisco Museum of Modern Art\, California\; The Museum of Modern Art\, To yama\, Japan\; the Yamatane Museum of Art\, Tokyo\; Tokyo University of th e Arts\; and the Kushiro Art Museum\, Hokkaido\, Japan. In 2009\, Skira Ed itore published a monograph of his work titled&nbsp\;<em>Hiroshi Senju</em >. The Hiroshi Senju Museum Karuizawa\, designed by Ryue Nishizawa\, opene d in 2011 in Japan. SUMMARY:POSTPONED -- Opening Reception Hiroshi Senju URL:/en/events/2016/11/10/postponed-opening-reception-hiroshi-senju/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR