Wed 7 November 2018 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TalkHouse Tel Aviv - Beten 12, Tel Aviv,
A unique lecture at the center of which is the Japanese point artist, Yaii Kosama – one of the most successful artists in the world today.
Yayoy Cosma is a 89-year-old Japanese artist and writer. Her works are diverse and spanning various areas of art such as painting, collages, sculpture and exhibits that combine movement and visual media together. She is considered one of Japan’s greatest pop art artists, and her works have influenced the works of well-known American artists Andy Warhol and Klaas Oldenburg, and she is recognized as the most important living artist of Japanese origin and an important voice in the avant-garde movement.
Curator and fashion researcher Yaara Keidar, on a rare visit to Israel, will take us on a journey following the stormy life of the Japanese point artist Yayoy Kusama – one of the most successful artists in the world today.
Ya’ara will also talk about subversive fashion, Louis Vuitton, madness, collapse, and back to fame.
Yaara Keidar is a curator and fashion historian, a lecturer at NYU. In the past year she has curated the exhibition “Zeh Tam, Ronit Elkabetz” at the Design Museum Holon, and the Walk of Art shoe exhibition in New York and San Francisco. She holds a master’s degree with honors from New York University in research and history of fashion, Shenkar graduated with honors in the fashion design department. She specialized for two years at the Met Museum’s Costume Institute and the FIT Fashion Museum. In recent years Kedar has lectured at museums such as the Jewish Museum in New York and San Francisco, and more.