Rethinking Art and Politics in Postwar Japan
Thursday, September 30, 6:30 pm
Department of East Asian Studies, 715 Broadway, Room 312
In this panel discussion, Harry Harootunian, Chair of the Department of East Asian Studies and Professor of History, NYU; artist, writer, and translator Sabu Kohso; Alexandra Munroe, Vice President of Arts & Culture and Director of the Gallery at Japan Society; and New York–based translator, critic, and publisher of Music magazine Yuzo Sakuramoto will examine the impact of radical artists’ groups such as Gutai and Neo-Dada on avant-garde art, music, and performance in postwar Japan.
Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Studies and the Grey Art Gallery. For information, please call 212/998-7620.