Kamisaka Sekka

Exhibition at Art Gallery Of New South Wales

Showcasing the work of one of the great visionaries of modern Japanese art and design
Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942) was one of Japan’s leading artists, designers and art instructors. His bold, visually dynamic designs and innovative approach to production made him one of the great visionaries of modern Japanese art and design.
For the first time in Australia, see Sekka’s exquisite work alongside a range of innovative contemporary art, fashion and craft design from the artists he inspired.
Now showing until 26 August (closed 23 & 24 July).

Guided tours daily 12pm, Wed 5.30pm
Symposium: made in Japan Sat 4 Aug 9.30am Book online
Other events include lectures, workshops and school holiday performances.

Kamisaka Sekka features five contemporary outfits by fashion designer Akira Isogawa that embody the design philosophies of Sekka.
In this video, Isogowa prepares for a new show and discusses the influence of Kamisaka Sekka on his design.

Acqua Alta

Acqua Alta

Leanne Thompson 2008

Leanne Thompson is a friend who completed a residency at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice in 2008. She is a painter and printmaker who also works in encaustic and with sculpture and installation. Her artworks, inspired by her time in Venice, will be presented at an exhibition entitled Acqua Alta opening at Mary Place Gallery, Paddington, on the 30th May.