For a New World to Come

Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography 1968-1979

September 11–December 5, 2015

For a New World to Come:
Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography 1968-1979

Related Programs

Past Programs

Dec 01, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Kunié Sugiura, artist in the exhibition, and Lynn Gumpert, director, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, will discuss Sugiura's work in the context of the New York art scene, from her arrival in the 1960s to the present.

Dec 01, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Kunié Sugiura, artist in the exhibition, and Lynn Gumpert,director, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, will discuss Sugiura’s work in the context of the New York art scene, from her arrival in the 1960s to the present. Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art History and Grey Art Gallery.

Oct 30, 2015 | 11:30 am - 06:30 pm

Focusing on their interdisciplinary research into a wide range of art practices in Japan from 1968 to 1979, speakers in this symposium will discuss their experiments and methodologies in positioning their work from a global perspective. They will examine the emergence of new approaches to the arts during this period—often referred to as “contemporary” or […]

Oct 30, 2015 | 11:30 am - 01:00 pm

Silver Center, Room 208 100 Washington Square East (enter at 31/33 Washington Place) 3:15–4:15 pm: Session 1: New Ways of Seeing: Art, Photography, and Literature With speakers Brett de Bary, professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Cornell University; Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; […]

Oct 29, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and Shelley Rice, professor of history of photography, NYU, will explore issues in Japanese experimental photography of the 1970s and beyond, in a global context.

Oct 29, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; andShelley Rice, professor of history of photography, NYU, will explore issues in Japanese experimental photography of the 1970s and beyond, in a global context. Co-sponsored by NYU’s Departments of Art History and Photography & Imaging, and Grey Art Gallery.

Oct 27, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

This intimate, salon-style discussion on the past and future of avant-garde photography and photobooks in Japan will be led by Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Lesley A. Martin, creative director, Aperture Foundation; and Michael Famighetti, editor, Aperture magazine. Followed by a cocktail reception. Organized […]

Oct 17, 2015 | 10:00 am - 06:00 pm

Explore Japan Society's landmark 1971 Junzo Yoshimura–designed space, the first building by a leading Japanese architect in New York City.

Oct 17, 2015 | 10:00 am - 06:00 pm

Gallery tours: 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm Explore Japan Society’s landmark 1971 Junzo Yoshimura–designed space, the first building by a leading Japanese architect in New York City. Sign up for a gallery tour highlighting images in the exhibition that focus on urban transformation during the 1960s and ’70s, and participate in family workshops and crafts. […]

Oct 14, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Selected by film scholar Go Hirosawa, Meiji Gakuin University, this program of 16mm black-and-white films features two produced by members of Nihon University’s communist cinema collective in opposition and response to renewal of the US-Japan Security Treaty (Anpo): Pou Pou, 1960 (22 min.) and Wan (Bowl), 1961 (25 min.). Also included is The Martyr, 1963 […]

Oct 14, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Selected by film scholar Go Hirosawa, Meiji Gakuin University, this program of 16mm black-and-white films features two produced by members of Nihon University's communist cinema collective in opposition and response to renewal of the US-Japan Security Treaty.

Oct 09, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Join Ishiuchi Miyako and Kunié Sugiura, artists in the exhibition, in conversation with Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to hear their perspectives on the first stirrings of contemporary art in Japan and New York during the late 1960s and 1970s.

Oct 09, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Join Ishiuchi Miyako and Kunié Sugiura, artists in the exhibition, in conversation with Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to hear their perspectives on the first stirrings of contemporary art in Japan and New York during the late 1960s and 1970s. Followed by a private […]

Sep 15, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Gallery conversations for the exhibition will feature the following participants: Shunji Dodo, Yasufumi Nakamori, Thomas Looser, Lynn Gumpert, Thomas Drysdale, Kunié Sugiura, Pato Hebert, Kara Fiedorek

Sep 11, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Featuring works by Takahiro Iimura, Toshio Matsumoto, Ko Nakajima, Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, and Fujiko Nakaya, this screening explores the wide-ranging interests in filmic expression, technology, and themes found in videos by the first generation of Japanese artists to embrace the medium.

Sep 11, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Featuring works by Takahiro Iimura, Toshio Matsumoto, Ko Nakajima, Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, and Fujiko Nakaya, this screening explores the wide-ranging interests in filmic expression, technology, and themes found in videos by the first generation of Japanese artists to embrace the medium. Organized by Ann Adachi, executive director, Collaborative Cataloguing Japan, and others. For a detailed list […]