PoNJA-GenKon

2006 CAA Panel (Collectivism)

Collectivism and Its Repercussions in 20th-Century Japan

(Sponsored by Japan Art History Forum)

Wednesday, February 22, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Chairs: Reiko Tomii, independent scholar, New York; Midori Yoshimoto, New Jersey City University

The Kokuga Society and Tahishō-Era Nihonga Reform
John Szostak, University of Washington

Art for the War, Art for the Workers
Maki Kaneko, University of East Anglia

Takiguchi Shūzō and Jikken Kōbō: The New Deal Collectivism of 1950s Japan
Miwako Tezuka, Columbia University

Gutai Chain: The Collective Spirit of Individualism in Gutai Art Exhibitions
Ming Tiampo, Carleton University

"Ritual" (Gishiki) Performances in 1960s Japan: Zero Dimension and Its Allies
Kuroda Raiji, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum


Abstracts [PDF]


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