Past Event

Battle Royale!

October 17, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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A Conversation about Japanese Art History: Nobuo Tsuji and Takashi Murakami


Contemporary artist Takashi Murakami and art historian Nobuo Tsuji will discuss key issues surrounding the terms “Superflat” and “kazari” and their connections to Japanese art. The audience will also receive a preview of the exhibition, Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics, A Collaboration with Nobuo Tsuji and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

The books Lineage of Eccentrics: Matabei to Kuniyoshi and Nobuo Tsuji vs. Takashi Murakami: Battle Royale! Japanese Art History will be available for purchase after the lecture, and Mr. Murakami will be on hand to sign them.

More information on the exhibition:

RSVP required by October 15: [email protected].

Sponsored by The Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art; The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies.

Photo by Naohiro Tsutsuguchi (Shinchōsha) ©2009 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.