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Re-Broadcast - Art in the US-Japan Relationship: A Curator's Perspective with Monika Bincsik

  • Friday, December 04, 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • Zoom Online Meeting


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This webinar will be broadcasted via Zoom. Please register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z4_0rC2VTQmDto3wH_MCIg

JASG Art Curator Program Book

Through the Richard J. Wood Art Curator Series offered by the The National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) and the Japan-United States Friendship Commission (JUSF), The Japan-America Society of Georgia (JASG) is pleased to present a special lecture event, Art in the U.S.-Japan Relationship: A Curator’s Perspective. This event will highlight the unique aspects of Japanese art and its role in the grassroots relationship between the United States and Japan as guest lecturer, Monika Bincsik, Associate Curator of Japanese Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York will present the intricacies of the renowned Bamboo Art from The Abbey Collection.

ジョージア日米協会では全米日米協会及び日米友好基金の支援により、リチャード ウッド・アートキュレーター・シリーズの一環として“日米関係の中の美術:キューレーターの視点”と題した特別公演を開催します。このイベントでは、日本美術のユニークな面と日米の草の根的関係面でのその役割について、ニューヨーク・メトロポリタン美術館の日本装飾美術アソシエイト・キュレーターであるモニカ・ビンシク氏をお迎えして、有名なアビー収蔵品の竹工芸名品についてお話を伺います。

Monika Bincsik, Diane and Arthur Abbey Associate Curator for Japanese Decorative Arts

Monika Bincsik specializes in Japanese decorative arts and textile. From 2008 to 2009 she was a Jane and Morgan Whitney Research Fellow at The Met. Later she worked as a research assistant at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, where she earned a second PhD on Japanese lacquers. From 2013 to 2015 she was an Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow at The Met, and became Assistant Curator in 2015, then Diane and Arthur Abbey Associate Curator in 2019. She was co-curator of Kimono: A Modern History (2014) and curated Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and The Met (2015), Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection (2017), and Kyoto: Capital of Artistic Imagination (2019), furthermore was one of the co-curators of The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated (2019). Monika has published widely on decorative arts and collecting history.

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