Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Shimomura to speak at Wing Luke Thursday

Thursday, March 18 at 7pm

Wing Luke Asian Museum

719 South King Street

An American Diary, A Lecture by Roger Shimomura

Roger Shimomura will present An American Diary, a 60-minute lecture on his work spanning over 40 years. Shimomura's paintings, prints and theatre pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America. Learn how his work has been propelled by various historical and political events, as well as his own physical environment which has been constantly filled with his collections ranging from Walt Disney memorabilia to World War II stereotypes of Asian people.

Shimomura website
Regina Hackett review of the current exhibit showcasing Shimomura--Yellow Terror--on view through April 18th.
Jen Graves's review

Monday, March 1, 2010