"Terms of Endearment: Social Parameters of Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s American Success" Art Matters Lecture with Bert Winther-Tamaki (via Zoom)

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"Terms of Endearment: Social Parameters of Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s American Success" Art Matters Lecture with Bert Winther-Tamaki (via Zoom)
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Event Date: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 15:00

In addition to his talent, skill, and perseverance, this exceptional success may be attributed to his ability to forge an oeuvre of nudes, still lifes, and landscapes that held novel appeal while avoiding taboos that circumscribed the activities of Asian male immigrants in American society in the early and mid-20th century.
Image: Yasuo Kuniyoshi, "Sisters Frightened by a Whale (detail)," 1923, oil on canvas, 38.4 x 56.7 cm. Ishii Collection, University of Tsukuba.

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ART TALK