Contemporary Art

SugiPOP! at Portsmouth Museum of Art

October 7th, 2010 by Chloe Gallagher

 SugiPOP! at Portsmouth Museum of Art

The Influence of Anime and Manga on Contemporary Art
October 13th, 2010 – January 16th, 2011

LeBasse Projects is pleased to present ‘SugiPOP!: The Influence of Anime and Manga on Contemporary Art,’ an exhibition curated by LBP Director Beau Basse. and PMA curator Kate Doyle. The exhibition opens on October 13th at the Portsmouth Museum of Art and features the work of approximately 30 artists tracing the roots of manga, the rise of Japanese Contemporary Art and shows how the art forms have influenced artists around the world.

The exhibition features an international roster of artists including Japanese masters Hokusai and Kuniyoshi in a display of original Edo period woodblock prints. The exhibitalso features Japanese Contemporary artists Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara,Yoshitaka Amano, Mr., Ai Yamaguchi, Junko Mizuno and Hisashi Tenmyouya. International artists contributing to the exhibit include KAWS, Gary Baseman, SimoneLegno, Audrey Kawasaki, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Yumiko Kayukawa, Seonna Hong, Hush,Morgan Slade, Edwin Ushiro, Luke Chueh, Andrew Hem, Mike Shinoda, SharkToof, Moira Hahn,Yoskay Yamamoto and more.

SugiPOP! at the Portsmouth Museum of Art
One Harbour Place
Portsmouth NH

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 14th, 2010

For more info: contact@lebasseprojects.com

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  • http://www.moirahahn.com Moira Hahn

    Thanks for the article. Artist Moira Hahn’s last name has 2 h’s in it, it’s spelled ‘Hahn’.

    Thanks again,
    Moira Hahn