Psychedelic Poster Art by Tadanori Yokoo

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Exhibition

Apr 201014 Jun 201019

University of Chicago
Regenstein Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois
United States


Often referred to as the Andy Warhol of Japan, artist/advertiser/designer/collage-fiend Tadanori Yokoo's work certainly exemplifies the brash brightness of Pop Art. But his five decades of work complicate that picture: each poster (the medium he's most known for) draws inspiration from cinema, advertising, Japanese art, and psychedelia, and mixes them together in a truly unique way. His compositions swarm with references and images, and are still beautiful objects.

So it is with great excitement that, with the Japan Foundation Toronto, the Center for East Asian Studies, and the University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies and University of Chicago Library, we bring some of this living legend's most recent works to Chicago. Be sure to visit the Center for East Asian Studies' website for information on how to visit the exhibit.

Date
Monday, March 29 - Saturday, June 19, 2010
Please note, the exhibit is open to the general public during the following hours only:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
(Sunday - closed)

Place
Unviersity of Chicago
Regenstein Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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Info

University of Chicago Event Listing
Tadanori Yokoo's Official Website

 

intrepidmouse . Last modified Jul 09 2010 12:14 p.m.


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