21 Nov 2019 [Fukuoka] Christmas Art Fair December 7(Sat)–25(Wed),2018
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Christmas Art Fair
December 7(Sat)–25(Wed), 2019

We hold "Christmas Art Fair" following last year with gratitude for customers' patronage.
The collection of MIZOE ART GALLERY focuses on painting ranging from works by deceased artists to ones by
young artists. We exhibit approximately 80 artworks from the collection which is twice as many as usual at special price.

[ Special Event ]
December 14th(Sat), 20149

We hold an event collaborating with the adjoining florist "FLOWER PARK" and the Californian wine specialty shop "M Cellars"! Paintings, fresh flowers and dry flowers are up to 50% off for special sale! There will be a lot of one-day-only events including a mini concert and a wreath making workshop.

Event1* Special Mini Concert at MIZOE ART GALLERY!
A mini concert by a dramatic quartet with classical saxophone. Quartet's elegant melody colors the exhibiting masterpieces. Please spend time with warmth suitable for Christmas.

Time/ 14:00 Start (will take about for 40min.)
Performer/ Saxophone Quartet of Nishi-ward Brass Band
Fee/ Free

Event 2*Flower Park - Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
We will make a full-fledged lease using the raw scent of wood. The interior is nicely colored with a diameter of about 30cm. Children are also welcome to join.

Time frames/ 2 classes from 11:00 and 16:00(90 min)
Fee/ 3,500yen (material and participation fee included)
Reservation/ 092-739-8783 FLOWER PARK
*The deadline for reservation is 2days before of the lesson's date.

Event 3* M Cellars - Selected Wine Tasting & Sale Event by sommelier
Best for Christmas present! You can try original wine with explanation of professional sommelier at the store specialized in California wines.

Time/ 13:00-18:00

Event 4*Christmas Present Lottery
If you purchased 3,000 yen worth of either paintings, flowers, or wines during the fair, you can get the privilege of "Christmas Present Lottery"!The gifts include a lithograph as a special prize, a set of two glasses by Baccarat, original wines, a poinsettia, an original calendar of MIZOE GROUP, and coupon tickets. You will never draw a blank!
16 Nov 2019 We will participate in Fukuoka Christmas market at Hakata Station Square, November 29th (Fri) – December 8th (Sun), 2019
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We will participate in Fukuoka Christmas market at Hakata Station Square

November 29th (Fri) – December 8th (Sun), 2019
Open time:
Week days 16:45-23:00 / Sun 12:00-23:00
Fri 16:45-23:30 / Sat 12:00-23:30

Hakata Station Square

Exhibiting Artists:
Gyouji NOMIYAMA,Seikou KAWACHI,Kikuma MOCHIZUKI,Fumihiro OGA, Nami SHIBATA, and more

Official website:

24 Oct 2019 [Fukuoka]―Sunrises Again― Keisei KOBAYASHI Exhibition ―1978~2018― November 2nd (Sat) – 17th (Sun), 2019
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Transferred soul―Gunbu 94・10A―
Catalogue Raisonné no:202-2

―Sunrises Again― Keisei KOBAYASHI Exhibition ―1978~2018―

November 2nd (Sat) – 17th (Sun), 2019
10am – 6pm *Open every day during the exhibition.

▼Opening reception
November 2 [Sat] 5pm start

If it is the first time you see the artworks of Keisei Kobayashi, you may be surprised to know they were created by wood print. The extremely minute depiction goes beyond the general idea of a wood print.
〈Wood Engraving〉The technique invented in the late 18th century which cut tough wood in round slices (cross-section) and curve it by a burin and a chisel to make further elaborate and exquisite expressions. Although I understand the explanation in my head, the artwork in front of my eyes does not stop surprising and making me stare in every corner of the world that is both decadent and paradisiacal.
Betraying the common knowledge that wood engraving is confined within small size, his artworks reach the maximum of 3M which was enabled by trial and error to enlarge the technique succeeded since the 1700s.

This exhibition will display self-selected artworks looking back at his art practices. The display configuration including large artworks will be worth seeing. It is great pleasure that we can hold a display to show the whole picture of Keisei Kobayashi's artworks in here at Fukuoka. You will not regret coming.

Keisei KOBAYASHI/Born in Shimane Prefecture in 1944, lives in Tokyo. A professor emeritus at Tama Art University. Purchased by the Agency for Cultural Affairs as an excellent artwork (Time for Ressurection S62・8-). Bronze award at Beijing International Print Biennial. The Yamaguchi Gen Grand Prize. "Leonardo Sciascia, amateur d’estampes” Prize. The Medal with Purple Ribbon from the Japanese Government.
Many of his artworks are collected by institutions including the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and International Centre of Graphic Arts at Ljubljana.

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