Enduring Traditions of Japanese Art; Jomon to Murakami

Start Date: October 16 2017 - 02:30 PM

End Date: October 16 2017 - 04:30 PM

Audience: Student, Faculty and Staff

Category: Lectures

Location: C-101


Joe Field surveys the beginnings of visual art in Japan commencing with the Jomon era, some 30,000 years ago, thru the Kamakura and Meiji eras and ending with contemporary Japanese art. The talk will cover major aesthetic developments, different mediums and tropes/symbols of Japanese visual culture. Key historic events and significant technological advancements as relevant to the nation's visual record will be addressed. Field will open up the talk to questions and explore themes or concepts warranting further examination. Joe Field enjoys an active art career as an educator and leader of Gallery Guide Program at the Guggenheim Art Museum. He graduated from The American International University in London, UK with a MA in Curating and Visual Arts Management. 


Contact Name: Fu Lien

Contact Phone: 718.631.6395

Contact Email: flien@qcc.cuny.edu

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