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Japan Society
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JAPAN SOCIETY'S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION INCLUDES "MAKING A HOME" AND MORE

Making a Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York

Exclusive MUG Offer:
2-for-1 admission to "Making a Home" throughout November 2007**




Japan Society presents Making a Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York through January 13, 2008. As rich and diverse as the streets of New York City themselves, this breathtaking exhibition showcases nearly 80 works by 33 artists, including Yoko Ono, Ushio Shinohara, Kunie Sugiura, Yuken Teruya, and Aya Uekawa among others. Installed throughout 3 floors of Japan Society's landmark building near the U.N., Making a Home comprises a broad range of media—from painting and sculpture to video and photography—and covers diverse age groups, identities, experiences, and styles that explore the breadth and depth of contemporary Japanese art as developed, practiced, and presented in New York.

Visit www.japan100.org to learn more about Making a Home and other special centennial programming.


UPCOMING CENTENNIAL EVENTS AT JAPAN SOCIETY

Centennial Speakers Series - Beate Gordon: Participating in the Birth of the Japanese Constitution
Thursday, November 8 at 6:30 pm

Centennial Speakers Series - Toyota Chairman Fujio Cho Sees Local Interaction the Path Toward Global Success
Wednesday, November 14 at Noon

Centennial Speakers Series - Martha Stewart: A Passion for Making a Home
Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30 pm

First-ever Restaging of Harry Partch's Masterpiece "Delusion of the Fury"
Tuesday, December 4 and Thursday-Saturday, December 6 - 8 at 7:30 pm



LOCATION AND INFORMATION
Japan Society is located at 333 East 47th Street between First and Second Avenues. For more information call (212) 832-1155 or visit www.japansociety.org.

JAPAN SOCIETY GALLERY HOURS
Tuesday-Thursday 11 am-6 pm
Friday 11 am-9 pm
Saturday & Sunday 11 am-5 pm
Closed Mondays & major holidays



** To redeem the 2-for-1 offer for Making a Home, please present a printout of this e-mail at the admissions desk. Offer ends Friday, November 30, 2007.



(Image: FLOWER gallery (2007) by ON megumi Akiyoshi; installed at Japan Society Gallery through January 13, 2008. Photo by Richard P. Goodbody.)

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