granquistpaulaListen Fridays at 9:00am (replayed on Saturday also at 9am) to Paula Granquist’s “ArtZany!: Radio for the Imagination”

Paula’s Guest/Topic this week:
Paula’s guest today Matt Rohn is a St. Olaf Associate Professor of Art History and American Studies. He has developed special interests in 19th and 20th century art, American culture, gender and multi-cultural studies, social justice, and the art of teaching.

He is also the curator of the new St. Olaf College exhibit Yoshida Hodaka & Post-World War II Japanese Art. This exhibit opens Friday, 17 February 2012 with a reception at 7:30 in Dittmann Center, Flaten Art Museum Gallery with artist Ayomi Yoshida, daughter of Yoshida Hodaka.

Yoshida Hodaka & Post-World War II Japanese Art

February 17–April 1, 2012

St. Olaf College, Dittmann Center, Flaten Museum

This exhibition focuses on the rich artistic and cultural exchange that has taken place between Japan and the US since WWII. Tracing the remarkable career of Yoshida Hodaka, the exhibition explores issues of cultural identity and globalization for Japanese and Japanese Americans. Included are approximately 50 important painting, prints, calligraphy, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, furniture, video, and conceptual art made by artists from both countries.



for additional details about the exhibit, gallery hours, the list of campus events, and exhibit sponsors.

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