2021 / Los Angeles County Museum of Art to present online “Art & Conversation: Yoshitomo Nara” Jan, 5, 12, 19

Yoshitomo Nara, Schallplatten, 2012, Collection of the artist, © Yoshitomo Nara 2012, photo by Keizo Kioku, courtesy of the artist

Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present three online event “Art & Conversation: Yoshitomo Nara” on Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19, from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm via Zoom.

This series takes viewers through three different periods in Nara’s career, including his early art practice, questions narratives of “Japanese-ness” at the turn of the century, and the impact of the 2011 Great Tohoku disaster on Nara’s art.

Presented by Yeewan Koon, Chair of the Department of Art History at the University of Hong Kong and author of Yoshitomo Nara, the first truly authoritative monograph on the artist in more than a decade.

Art & Conversation: Yoshitomo Nara
Tues, Jan 05, 6-7 pm, Who is that big-headed girl?
Tues, Jan 12, 6–7 pm, Nara, kawaii, and the “Superflat” concept
Tues, Jan 19, 6–7 pm, No longer just a girl with a knife: Art after Fukushima

Free, RSVP required
This event will take place online via Zoom.