2015 / Museum discussion about modern Japanese designer Ikko Tanaka, May 30

Disccusion about Ikko Tanaka

Upcoming Events at USC Pacific Asia Museum

USC Pacific Asia Mseum

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Ikko Style: Modern Japanese History & Design

Saturday, May 30, at 7:30 PM

The program is included with the museum admission, followed by a reception. Please RSVP to ava@pam.usc.edu

Experts from the fields of Japanese history, design and art history will share their insights about Ikko Tanaka’s influence on shaping and branding modern-day Japan, and examine the social and cultural context during that postwar period.

Moderated by Christopher Mount,design historian, curator and writer

Panelists: Nikolaus Hafermaas, Chair of Graphic Design at the Art Center College of Design; Noriko Aso, Associate Professor of History at University of California Santa Cruz; Andrew Kutchera, Lecturer in Design at the USC Roski School of Art and Design

CONVERSATIONS@PAM related to the museum’s current exhibition, Ikko Style: The Graphic Art of Ikko Tanaka (April 2 – August 2)