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TOKYO x CONTEMPORARY ART: 3 VIEWS OF THE CITY

December 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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With artists Mohri Yuko, Takano Ryudai, and Yamaguchi Akira

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In this special online talk event, acclaimed Japanese artists Mohri Yuko, Takano Ryudai and Yamaguchi Akira will introduce their work and talk about Tokyo.

Despite using different artistic media, ranging from woodblock printing to photography and installation, their art has similarly been inspired by the metropolis.

How is Tokyo shown in their works? How has living in Tokyo impacted their practise? What does Tokyo mean to them?

The artists are joined by the Ashmolean’s Curator of Modern and Contemporary art, Dr Lena Fritsch, who recently included their works in the Tokyo: Art & Photography exhibition (running until 3 January 2022).

This event has been organised in collaboration with the Japan Foundation.

Image caption: Yamaguchi Akira, New Sights of Tokyo: Tokaido Nihonbashi Revisited, 2012. © Yamaguchi Akira. Courtesy Mizuma Art Gallery

 


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The event will take place online on Zoom and a link to join the event will be shared in advance by email.

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Date:
December 7, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://ashmolean.org/event/tokyo-x-contemporary-art-3-views-of-the-city

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Ashmolean Museum
Phone:
01865 278112
Email:
onlinetickets@ashmus.ox.ac.uk
Website:
www.ashmolean.org

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Event Type
Art

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Ashmolean Museum
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