Japan Society

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March 9 – 31, 2013

Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant.

Organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, with the contemporary art selections curated for the New York presentation by Miwako Tezuka, PhD, Director, Japan Society Gallery.

Programs scheduled in conjunction with Edo Pop:
Exhibition Discussion with Edo Pop artists and Gallery Director Dr. Miwako Tezuka (March 9, 1 – 3 pm)
Screening: Utamaro and His Five Women (March 9, 6 pm)
Lecture: Popping Out of Time & Space in Ukiyo-e Prints (April 2, 6:30 – 8 pm)

Japan Society > MAP
333 East 47th Street,
New York, NY 10017

Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Thursday, 11 am–6 pm, extended evening hours Friday until 9 pm, Saturday & Sunday, 11 AM–5 PM. Closed on Monday & major holidays.

Above: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Under the Wave off Kanagawa (detail), 1831-1834. Color woodblock print, 10 1/4 x 14 13/16 in. (26 x 37.7 cm) (image, sheet). Bequest of Richard P. Gale.