HOLLYWOOD, CA – Hollywood’s JAPAN HOUSE reopened this month, giving residents and tourists a chance to experience Japanese fine art, design and technology. The exhibit occupies two floors at the Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex, with a total of 14,000 square feet dedicated to gallery space, a library and panoramic views of Los Angeles.
Free tickets can be booked online, while walk-ins are welcome as long as space permits. The gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with reservations accepted until 5.30 p.m.
âWe are pleased to welcome our visitors back to our gallery to explore the history and importance of Japanese woodblock prints,â said Yuko Kaifu, President of JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles. “The safety of our visitors and our staff is our top priority. By opening our gallery, we will be putting in place numerous security measures so that our guests can enjoy this incredible exhibition on site, as well as through the virtual tour of the gallery developed during the pandemic. “
A Nature / Supernature exhibition is currently on display, featuring images of the natural world as well as the evolution of wood-printing techniques.
This powerful exhibition of over sixty Japanese prints from the Scripps College collection features works by some of the best Japanese artists such as Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) depicting not only magnificent views of the landscape Japanese, but also the fascinating deities and supernatural creatures believed to inhabit and influence nature – from ghosts and shape-shifting animals to trickster spirits, âsaid JAPAN HOUSE.