Lecture

PoNJA Seminar Series: Session One
LECTURE

PoNJA Seminar Series: Session One

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Dr. Mika Yoshitake; Manabu Ikeda, (b. 1973), Mountains and Clouds (detail), 2012. Pen, acrylic ink on paper, mounted on board; 24 x 27 3/5 in. Private Collection, Tokyo (courtesy of Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo). © Manabu Ikeda, courtesy Mizuma Art Gallery. Photo by Kei Miyajima.

Who's Who in the field of Post-1945 Japanese Art history, aka "PoNJA," will offer a series of intensive seminars of their specialty areas in a classroom set up right in the middle of the fall Japan Society Gallery exhibition. The first of the three PoNJA seminar series will invite Dr. Mika Yoshitake, Assistant Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., and curator of the groundbreaking 2012 exhibition on Japan's process-based art movement Mono-ha (the School of Things) of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Dr. Yoshitake will unpack Japan's 1960s and 1970s through Lee Ufan's theories on art and culture.

Session Two: Monday, December 8, 6:30 PM

Session Three: Monday, January 5, 6:30 PM

Limited space; advance registration required.

Series tickets $165/$150; session ticket $60/$55 Japan Society members, seniors & students.

Purchase tickets to all three PoNJA series lectures and save $15. Available for general and member-priced tickets. Discount is only available by calling the box office at (212) 715-1258 or by purchasing the tickets in person at the Welcome Desk.


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