Contemporary Narrative Art: Evolution of Masami Teraoka’s Work to 2014
with artist Masami Teraoka
Throughout his career, Japanese artist Masami Teraoka has acknowledged the simultaneous fusion and clashing of East and West. He combines fantasy and humor with darker social issues in paintings and prints that are informed by history, art history, politics, sexuality, the AIDS epidemic and the globalization of American franchises such as Baskin-Robbins and McDonald’s.
For this program, doors open at 6 pm to allow attendees to view At The Mirror: Reflections of Japan in 20th Century Prints on level 2.
Reception with cash bar, 8–9 pm
Tickets are $8 students and DAM volunteers, $12 AAA & DAMC members and artists, $15 DAM members, $18 others.
Sponsored by Vicki and Kent Logan, DAM Contemporaries, Curator’s Circle, and the William Sharpless Jackson Jr. Endowment.
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Image credit line: Masami Teraoka (b. 1926), Today’s Special (from the series 31 Flavors Invading Japan), 1982. Color woodblock print. Funds from David A. Yeakley bequest. 2014.22