Talk “Return to Earth - Art & Ecology in Japan, 1950s-1980s”
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Our Ecology Related Program
Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available
Bert Winther-Tamaki, guest curator for Chapter 2 of Our Ecology exhibition, will discuss about the Japanese artists featured in the Chapter.
- Date & Time
- 18:30-20:00, Thursday, October 19, 2023 (Doors Open: 18:15)
- Bert Winther-Tamaki (Professor, Art History Department and Visual Studies Ph. D. Program, University of California, Irvine)
Professor in the Art History Department and Visual Studies Ph.D. Program at the University of California, Irvine, and Guest Curator of “Chapter 2: Return to Earth - Art & Ecology in Japan, 1950s-1980s” of Our Ecology at the Mori Art Museum. His research focuses on Japanese modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on ecology, materiality, and transnationality. He is the author of three books: Tsuchi: Earthy Materials in Contemporary Japanese Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2022); Maximum Embodiment: Yōga, the ‘Western Painting’ of Japan, 1912-1955 (University of Hawaii Press, 2012); Art in the Encounter of Nations: Japanese and American Artists in the Early Postwar Years (University of Hawaii Press, 2001).
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