2008

A little story about the Monet+

Former museum director Jim Foster, along with trustee and distinguished former University of Hawai’i art professor Duane Preble, visited the...

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Dogs of war: Pups are a powerful metaphor+

In the exhibition “Literati Modern: Bunjinga from Late-Edo to Twentieth-Century Japan, The Terry Welch Collection at the Honolulu Academy of...

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The poetry of ‘Literati Modern’+

Now on view in the Henry Luce Gallery is “Literati Modern: Bunjinga from Late-Edo to Twentieth-Century Japan, The Terry Welch...

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Friends of Film Friday returns Oct. 10+

Film Curator Gina Caruso works her patootie off to keep the Doris Duke Theatre film program in the same loop...

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Academy’s Maika‘i Tubbs’ new installation is genius+

Last night was the opening of “‘Ili Iho: The Surface Within” at Bishop Museum. Curated by Maile Andrade, the exhibition...

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East meets West: The Dragon’s Gift opens at the Rubin+

“The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan” opened to the public to much fanfare and excitement on Sept. 19...

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Literati Modern opens+

The members’ opening for Literati Modern: Bunjinga From Late-Edo to Twentieth-Century Japan went off beautifully. The Academy tried something new,...

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Abstract Expressionism on ‘Mad Men’ and at the Academy+

Last Sunday’s episode of “Mad Men,” that moody chronicler of the 1961 Zeitgeist, covered the launch of Pampers (“At 10 cents...

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Tattered Cultures: Mended Histories opening+

On Sept. 5 the Art Center at Linekona opened its textile exhibition—one of 27 happening in the city to coincide...

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Literati Modern illuminating+

The museum is all abuzz putting the finishing touches on “Literati Modern: Bunjinga From Late-Edo to Twentieth-Century Japan, The Terry...

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Get ready for Artists of Hawai‘i 2009+

We posted the prospectus for Artists of Hawai‘i 2009 last week and hits to the website have skyrocketed. Although the...

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Last day to see ‘One Way or Another’+

Today is the last day of “One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now.” I know I’ll take a last...

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s Olympic blast+

Fireworks were the highlight of the opening of the Beijing Olympics. More creative than the usual saturns and smiley faces...

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More than 2,200 people dance to DJ Rekha’s seamless set+

By the last half hour of ARTafterDARK: So Sari!, not one more person could be squeezed into Central Court where...

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DJ Rekha at ARTafterDARK: So Sari! July 25+

The Asian Sensation-ness continues with the next ARTafterDARK: So Sari! This installment may be a hard one to top. Amerjit...

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Michael Arcega, Karin Higa and more on HPR+

At the members’ opening of One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now on June 25, Hawaii Public Radio‘s Noe Tanigawa interviewed...

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Marvelous Miyazaki on screen July 12-18+

As part of Asian Sensation, the Doris Duke Theatre will screen four films by animation genius Hayao Miyazaki. He won...

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Leland Miyano plants green thoughts+

Leland Miyano’s talk at the Doris Duke Theatre on July 5 sparked a lot of eco-minded questions. His deep knowledge...

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Interview with Mika Tajima+

On Monday, Star Bulletin reporters Nadine Kam and Joleen Oshiro came by the Academy to do a video interview with...

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Über-curator Wu Hung at HAA Thursday+

“Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art,” which opened on June 25 as part of Asian Sensation, is epic. It’s...

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Asian Sensation opening a sensation+

At 8pm last night, people crowded the nook in the Henry Luce Gallery that holds Mika Tajima’s “Extruded Plaid (Suicidal...

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W.S. Merwin enhancing the work of Leland Miyano+

Instead of the usual didactic wall text, Leland Miyano’s exhibition “Historia Naturalia et Artificialia,” features the poem “The Biology of...

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Mika Tajima arrives tomorrow+

Mika Tajima, who was included in this year’s Whitney Biennial, touches down in HNL tomorrow. She’ll complete the installation of...

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Michael Arcega is everywhere, part II+

Last month Rui filled us in on Michael’s Cali-HI commute (he’s getting his MFA at Stanford) for various projects. His...

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Lana‘i students get sneak peek at ‘One Way’+

Yesterday five talented students from Lana‘i High and Elementary schools who participated in Lana‘i Art Center’s art contest got a...

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Happy Monday+

The Academy is closed to the public on Mondays but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on. Today it’s a...

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Three questions for Jean Shin+

HAA: For your installation “Unraveling” in “One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now,” you’ve solicited sweaters from local artists....

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Asian Sensation: Opens in 13 days+

The grand members-only opening of Asian Sensation happens June 25. It’s not too late to join the Academy to get...

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Geraldine Lau installs her customized work+

Geraldine Lau, known for her giant vinyl maps, has created a new installation for each venue of “One Way or...

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Mika Tajima at the Academy+

Mika Tajima, one of the performance-based artists in “One Way or Another,” will be at the Academy for the opening...

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