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Yoshida (Yoshie) Papers
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As an art critic and curator, Yoshie Yoshida (1929-2016) organized many exhibitions and events in Japan. After becoming a member of Art Critics Association, he was also engaged in supporting political and performance art. The collection ranges from monographs, serials and audiovisual material to scrapbooks, article clippings, exhibition programs, posters and correspondence.
Yoshie Yoshida, an art critic, curator, and event/exhibition organizer, was born in Japan in 1929. In the 1950s he carried Matsuki's Hiroshima Panels throughout Japan as a travelling exhibit. Upon publishing a book "Takiguchi Shuzo oboegaki" in 1961, he became a member of Art Critics Association. In 1965, he founded an artist-run gallery, Modern Art Center of Japan. Yoshida organized an art performance, Haisen Bansankai (Dinner Party Commemorating WWII Defeat, 1962) and Festival of Humans and Earth (1970). He also supported political art such as Akasegawa Genpei's 1000-yen Trial (1965-67) and anti-expo art movement (1969). He died in Tokyo, Japan, in 2016. Among his works are "Kaitaigeki no maku orite: 60-nendai zen'ei bijutsushi" (avant-garde art history in the 60s) in 1982, and "Matsuzawa Yutaka Pusai no hako" (1983) where Yoshida edited the portfolio of the artist.
2.6 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
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