Image-in-Focus: Katherine Martin
Sunday, April 23, 2 PM
Katherine Martin; Torii Kiyotsune (active 1757–1779), Segawa Kikunojō II as O-Shichi and Bandō Hikosaburō II as Kichisaburō (detail), 1761 Hand-tinted woodblock print, ROM, Sir Edmund Walker Collection ROM 926.18.160. Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum, © ROM.
Gallery TalkSunday, April 23, 2 PM
Cap off your weekend at Japan Society Gallery with these energetic, 20-minute conversations with leading curators, writers, artists and specialists of Japanese art. Drop by to hear their unique perspectives on select highlights from Gallery's spring exhibition, A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints.
Katherine Martin is the Managing Director of Scholten Japanese Art, a New York gallery specializing in ukiyo-e woodblock prints and paintings and self-described ukiyo-e devotee. Prior to opening the gallery in 2000, Ms. Martin was a specialist in the Japanese Department at Sotheby's New York. Ms. Martin has presented gallery talks, lectures, and workshops to numerous organizations, contributed articles to the Netsuke Society Journal, and served on the Board of the Ukiyo-e Society of America (now known as the Japanese Art Society of America) from 1997-2003 and as Secretary from 1997-2001, the Asian Art Vetting Committee at the Winter Antiques Show in New York (2016-2017), and since 2012 is currently the Treasurer on the Board and the Planning Committee of Asia Week New York Association, Inc. The gallery is also affiliated with the International Fine Print Dealers Association and the Japanese Art Dealers Association. Ms. Martin has written several catalogues published by the gallery, including the ongoing series focused on woodblock prints, Highlights of Japanese Printmaking, for which the most recent volume, Part Five- YOSHITOSHI, will be released in March 2017 to coincide with a gallery exhibition.
Part of the Image-in-Focus gallery talk series:
Select Sundays at 2 PM, through June 11, 2017.
Upcoming Image-in-Focus Talks:
Sunday, May 21, 2 PM: James Michael Nichols (Queer Voices Deputy Director, The Huffington Post)
Free with admission to the exhibition. Groups are limited to 30, first-come, first-served basis.
Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events.