New York-based Japanese artists Ushio Shinohara and Tomokazu Matsuyama explore Japanese culture and history and discuss their work with Associate Curator Miwako Tezuka. Shinohara achieved iconic status as a Neo-Dada artist in Japan in the late 1950s and moved to New York in 1969. Matsuyama, who has lived in New York since 2001, breaks up, remixes, and reshapes images of Japanese art.
This event was recorded on March 28, 2011 at the Asia Society and Museum.
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