JAM: Tokyo – (London) Reviews
Description:10 May – 8 July, Barbican Gallery. Celebrating the creative activity of Tokyo and London, JAM is a unique ... more
Newest Review: ... floor are separated by sheer white tapestry, whilst amazingly serene music is masking the atmosphere in the background. A main theme throughout the lower floor was that of Wabi-sabi, meaning finding beauty in imperfection. This is highlighted greatly through designers Junya Watanabe, Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto. The designers delved greatly into the them of garments fundamentally going ... more
Customer JAM: Tokyo – (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 23/08/11 (Very useful, 18 readings)
Future Beauty: 30 years of Japanese fashion. The Future Beauty: 30 Years Of Japanese Fashion is the first exhibition in Europe to survey Japanese fashion from the early 1980's. The exhibition puts the extraordinary designs of Rei Kawakubo, Yohji Yamamoto and Issey Miyake on an extraordinarily beautiful pedestal for the world to see. The exhibition follows on from The Barbican's successful collaboration with Victor and Rolf in 2008. From October til February the Barbican has given fashion followers a large helping of fashion excellence from the creme de la creme of Japanese fashion designers. The Barbican's future beauty exhibition was ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/06/01, updated on 07/06/01 (Very useful, 149 readings)
The Barbican Gallery, unsurprisingly located in London's maze-like Barbican Centre, is currently playing host to not just one, but two, art exhibitions. Paying the hefty admission price of £7 (£5 concessions) will get you into both of them. The lower floor of the gallery is given over to a retrospective of the work of photographer Helmut Newton, and the upper floor (sort of like a balcony around the outside of the gallery, looking down onto the lower floor) is currently hosting an exhibition entitled 'JAM'. 'JAM' is an exhibition of the work of contemporary artists currently working in London and Tokyo. It's a very hip collection of ... Read the complete review
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