[Symposium] "The Artist's Transformation: Recontextualizing Hasegawa Tohaku" at Japan Society

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 7, 2018

In conjunction with the special exhibition, A Giant Leap: The Transformation of Hasegawa Tohaku, Japan Society is pleased to host an exhibition-related symposium on Saturday, April 7th, spotlighting new research on Tohaku by Prof. Yukio Lippit (Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University; Faculty Director of the Arts, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study); Prof. Matthew McKelway (Director, Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art; Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Professor of Japanese Art History, Columbia University); and Dr. Masato Matsushima (Curator of Japanese Painting, Tokyo National Museum).

“The Artist’s Transformation: Recontextualizing Hasegawa Tohaku”

Saturday, April 7th, 2:00 PM

Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, New York City

Note that the symposium coincides with a last-chance viewing of the exhibition’s first rotation, which closes April 8th and features Important Cultural Properties—including major works from the early phase of Tohaku’s career—on loan from the Tokyo National Museum. The exhibition will re-open with its second rotation on April 12th.

For tickets, please click here. Special discounts are available for students and groups; please call 212.715.1224 for more information. “The Artist’s Transformation” is co-organized with the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University.