Asia Week – 1 – 10 November 2018
Design Centre Chelsea Harbour
Asia Week at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour was a multi-dimensional exhibition in association with Asian Art in London, that celebrated the influence, culture and creativity of Asia.
Featuring seven galleries showcasing the work of artists from China, Korea, Japan, The Philippines and Nepal, the unique selling exhibition included contemporary work in a variety of disciplines – from mixed media, woodblock printing, painting and lithographs to glasswork, ceramics and stoneware – that merged tradition and modernity, craft and fine art. Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s famous architecture provided a dazzling space for an impressive rollcall of emerging and established names. These included:
Kamal Bahkshi represented work by Japanese artists. These included those by the grande dame of Japanese printmaking Toko Shinoda; painter, printmaker and multi-media artist Daniel Kelly (his work can be found in permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Museum) and renowned printmakers Morimura Rei and Yoshitoshi Mori who specialized in ‘kappazuri’ stencil prints.