Nihon NY – Episode 38 – Edo Pop

April 5, 2013 - April 5, 2013
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Join Gallery Associate Cory Campbell as he takes you on a video tour of Japan Society’s current exhibition, Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints, running through June 9th.


Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant.

Organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, with the contemporary art selections curated for the New York presentation by Miwako Tezuka, PhD, Director, Japan Society Gallery.

Admission: $12; students & seniors $10; Japan Society members and children under 16 free. Admission is free to all on Friday nights, 6-9 pm.

Gallery Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 11 am-6 pm; Fri. 11 am-9 pm; Sat. & Sun. 11 am-5 pm; closed Mon. & major holidays. Docent-led walk-in tours are conducted Tues.-Sun. at 12:30 pm. Japanese language tours are conducted Friday nights at 6 pm. Tours are free with admission and are approximately one hour in duration. To arrange group tours, call (212) 715-1224.

Music: Susumu Yokota – "Flying Cat"

  • Apr 05, 2013 at 12:00 am