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NY Now at the JAVITS Convention Center New York

Drawing 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and 80+ countries, NY NOW® is produced twice annually and is open to the trade only. Held in January and August in New York City, the Market hosts 2,800 exhibiting companies. The market organized into four collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE, HANDMADE and NEW.

Exihibition and Event at the Nippon Club Gallery in New York City

Tides of Fortun: The master craftsmanship of early 19th century Japan.
"Tides of Fortune" illustrates changes in the presentation of beauty in Japanese artworks from the Edo period through modern times. The ebb and flow of traditions and innovations will manifest in the many art objects.
Japonism in Contemporary Art
Introducing artworks inspired by Japanese culture. Participating Artists: Adler A.F.: Sculpture, Allan D. Hasty: Installation, Colette Lumiere: Painting / Installation, Curtis Kulig: Installation, Emil Memon: Photograph / Drawing, Hayley McCulloch: Installation / Painting, Hye Rim Lee: Print, Iara Celeste Diaz: Painting, IRWIN: Photograph, James Knight: Drawing, Jårg Geismar: Installation, Konstance Patton: Sculpture, Mai Ueda: Video,....
Magical Works of Japanese Coppersmith by GYOKUSENDO
Since 1816, Japanese GYOKUSENDO has been producing hand-hammered copperware in Niigata Japan. The hammered copperware called 'TSUIKI-DOKI' in Japanese, it more than two hundred year-old technique of pounding flat copper sheets into three dimensional goods such as kettles and teapots has been elevated to a fine art. In 2010, GYOKUSENDO became the house of Living Cultural Treasure of Japan.
The World of Exquisite Metal Craftsmanship:Engraving Arts by HOGEN MIKADO
The sharp edges created by the chisels contribute to the beauty of metal engraving. Hogen Mikado adds to it by using his own special technique to make his engravings appear like three dimensional, luminous objects, even though the metal surfaces are flat.
Gleam Of Dynasty: Original KIMONO by Naoki Nomura
The Nippon Gallery host an Original Kimono Exhibition by Naoki Nomura, one of the living masters of the Kyo Yuzen style of kimono design. Kyo Yuzen is based on a dyeing technique perfected in Kyoto around the middle of Japan's Edo period, which lasted from 1603 to 1867.