Lecture

Exhibition Lecture:<br />Serizawa: Master of Japanese Textile Design
LECTURE

Exhibition Lecture:
Serizawa: Master of Japanese Textile Design

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

SERIZAWA KEISUKE (1895-1984) Mandala of the Four Season, 1971. Two-leaf screen, stencil-dyed tsumugi-weave silk, 70 1/4 x 70 3/8 in. Tōhoku Fukushi University Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum.



Textile scholars Terry Satsuki Milhaupt and Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, contributors to the catalogue for Japan Society's retrospective exhibition of the work of Serizawa Keisuke (1895-1984), discuss different facets of the artist's creative career. Milhaupt explores Serizawa's integration of designs from other cultural traditions, while Stinchecum examines the influence of Okinawan bingata stencil-dyed textiles on his work.  The first in a series of lectures jointly organized with the Japanese Art Society of America.

Moderated by exhibition curator and Japan Society Gallery Director Joe Earle.

Followed by a reception.


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