Lecture past event

INSIDE THE STUDIO Atsuko Tanaka and Akira Kanayama

September 14, 2004
INSIDE THE STUDIO Atsuko Tanaka and Akira Kanayama

Two of Japan’s best-known avant-garde artists, Atsuko Tanaka, whose early work is featured in the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition “Electrifying Art: Atsuko Tanaka, 1954-68” (September 14 through December 11, 2004) and her husband Akira Kanayama, elucidate the creative process behind their groundbreaking work, sharing recollections about their experiences in the radical Gutai artists’ group and discussing their current projects.

Moderated by Alexandra Munroe, Vice President, Arts & Culture at Japan Society and Director of Japan Society Gallery.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation, on view at the Japan Society from September 22, 2004 through January 2, 2005.


Tickets: $10; Japan Society members & seniors, $8; students, $5; NYU ID holders, free.

  • September 14, 2004
  • 6:30 pm