Tag: Midori Yamamura

On the Relevant Struggles of Yayoi Kusama: Midori Yamamura’s “Revisiting the 1960s” Lecture

On the Relevant Struggles of Yayoi Kusama: Midori Yamamura’s “Revisiting the 1960s” Lecture

             Yayoi Kusama, is not only the queen of whimsy, but also, as I learned at Midori Yamamura’s Grey Gallery accompanying lecture “Revisting the 1960s, Globalization, Monopoly, and Outlaws: Yayoi Kusama and the Rise of the Leo Castelli Gallery,” an activist for social equality and […]

Student review of Cao Fei’s first Museum Solo Show in the States at MoMA PS1

Student review of Cao Fei’s first Museum Solo Show in the States at MoMA PS1

  In her first museum solo show in the United States at MoMA PS1, Cao Fei (b. 1978) calls upon an array of multi-media disciplines to create surreal and imaginative worlds inspired by the bleak industrial environment of her home city, Guangzhou, China. In her […]

Guest Speaker Lu Zhang takes Professor Yamamura’s Introduction to Art History Class on a Tour of the Greenwich House

Guest Speaker Lu Zhang takes Professor Yamamura’s Introduction to Art History Class on a Tour of the Greenwich House

Fordham Students at the Greenwich House On April 17th, several of my fellow classmates and I went to the Greenwich House to see rising artist Lu Zhang’s workspace. We saw all kinds of amazing things such as the gas kilns used for firing pottery. There […]

Professor Yamamura receives the Terumo Foundation Arts and Crafts Grant for her upcoming book!

  Congratulations Professor Midori Yamamura, her upcoming book, Japanese Art After 1989: Emergence of the Local in the Age of Globalization, received the Terumo Foundation Arts and Crafts Grant. She was also invited to became a consultant for the Hirshhorn Museum exhibition catalogue of their 2017 Yayoi Kusama […]