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Michael Amano ’17 – Gallery Conversation: “Perspectives from Postwar Hiroshima”

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Detail of Masaharu Takami, Japanese, Untitled (Schoolchild's Drawing from Hiroshima, Japan), 1953, mixed media. Photo Source

At this lecture, Michael Amano, co-curator of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Perspectives from Postwar Hiroshima: Chuzo Tamotzu, Children’s Drawings, and the Art of Resolution, will speak about the aftermath of the Second World War and the particular challenges faced by citizens in Hiroshima.

He will discuss the exchange of children’s drawings between students in Hiroshima and Santa Fe, organized by the Japanese-American artist Chuzo Tomatzu, and his recent interviews with four of the Japanese artists who took part in this project.

Admission is open to the public.

Photo: Detail of Masaharu Takami, Japanese, Untitled (Schoolchild’s Drawing from Hiroshima, Japan), 1953, mixed media.

Venue

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
245 Maine St
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
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Phone:
207-725-3275
Website:
http://www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum/about/visiting-tours.shtml