Gallery Tour by Ryoji Ikeda
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November 8th, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ESTCost: Free
Tour the new exhibition, Threshold, with artist Ryoji Ikeda.
Ryoji Ikeda, born in Hokkaido in 1947, is one of Japan’s foremost contemporary printmakers. A professor of Printmaking at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Ikeda is widely known for his unique brand of work, which mixes photography with photomechanical and printmaking practices. Ikeda’s work can be found in the collection of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and other art galleries around the world. He was awarded the Purple Ribbon Medal by the Government of Japan in 2009 in recognition of his achievement as an international artist. Ikeda has been the recipient of the Beijing International Print Biennial Silver award and the Seoul International Print Biennale Exhibition Grand Prix. Ryoji Ikeda has visited the University of Alberta several times, as a visiting professor, a guest professor, and as an adjunct professor.
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