The Magic of Japanese Paper Cutouts

The Nippon Gallery will exhibit the work of Japanese paper cutout artist Shu Kobo from April 23 to May 5, 2008. Mr. Kubo is well regarded in Japan’s contemporary art scene and his work has appeared on postage stamps and on New Year’s greeting cards in Japan. Kubo creates the paper cutouts using handmade Japanese washi paper, which is dyed a variety of colors. He approaches the paper sheet by sheet, creating a two dimensional work by precisely cutting fine lines with a knife. Kubo has recently expanded his techniques by combining washi with Western paper materials, resulting in quite remarkable three-dimension works. Also, by layering multiple layers of ultra-thin washi, an original color scheme is developed adding texture and […]

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    Thursday, April 24, 6:00 PM Japas 38 Karaoke Pub, 9 East 38th St (btw. 5th and Madison) Once again our monthly happy hour is approaching, yay! JETAANY happy hour is a great way to relieve some of that work/school/whatever stress over a drink and chat with fellow JET alums and FOJ’s.  This month’s happy hour will be held at the karaoke bar Japas 38.  Come to drink and/or sing! We’ll be meeting on the main floor of the bar. Hope to see you there.

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