Japanese Art at the Handwerker


Contributed by Cheryl Kramer

Two exhibitions of Japanese art will be opening in the Handwerker Gallery on November 13.

Masters of Japanese Printmaking from the Solá Gallery presents a survey of Japanese prints from nineteenth-century Ukiyo-e prints through the present. Inner Memory: Contemporary Work by Katsumi Ida focuses on the sculpture of Ithaca College's visiting artist Katsumi Ida.

The public is invited to attend the opening reception, 5:00-7:00 p.m., on November 13. A series of noon-hour talks in the gallery will accompany the exhibitions.

On November 18, Daphne Solá, founder of the Solá Art Gallery, will give a collector's talk on Japanese printmaking and the prints on display.

On December 4, visiting artist Katsumi Ida will speak about his three-dimensional work.

On December 9, Harry McCue, chair of the Ithaca College art department, will discuss the influence of Japanese prints on his own work in a talk entitled "Painting with a Ball Point Pen: The 53 Views Revisited."

Handwerker Gallery talks begin at 12:10 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Both exhibitions run through December 14. For further information, please contact Cheryl Kramer, gallery director, at 274-3548.

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer