New Yorkers/Nihonjin/Artists: What Does it Mean to Make a Home?

November 6, 2007
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Lecture past event

Tuesday, November 6
6:30 pm

Through showcasing the works of 33 diverse Japanese artists who have settled in New York City, Making A Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York raises questions of identity, place, and “national culture” and their influence on art.  Using the exhibition as a starting point, New York based artist Naoto Nakagawa, and Dore Ashton, Professor of Art History at the Cooper Union School of Art, will explore critical issues of identity, migration, and social integration in the historical, social and political context of the 1950’s through the present.   Moderated by Eric C. Shiner, curator of Making a Home

Followed by a reception.

Tickets: $10/$8 members, $5 seniors & students.  Purchase tickets online below or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.


  • Tuesday, November 6, 2007
  • 6:30 pm