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IKEDA Manabu The Pen - Condensed Universe - Live Discussion Event: The Birth of Rebirthɡ

In conjunction IKEDA Manabus solo exhibition The Pen - Condensed Universe - " held at Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo, from Wednesday 27th September, a commemorative discussion event will be held between Ikeda and Dr. Russell Panczenko (Director Emeritus, the Chazen Museum of Art).

Ikedas major work Rebirth was created at the Chazen Museum of Art in Wisconsin, USA, over the course of three years and three months.

Dr. Panczenko will address the works creation process and art historical elements that may be seen to be explored within its composition, forming part of the appeal of of this major work, the largest in Ikedas practice to date. He will then be joined onstage by Ikeda himself, and the two will discuss various aspects of the work. Interpretation in Japanese and English will be provided.

Live Discussion Event: The Birth of Rebirthǡ
Sunday 1st October, 14:00 - 15:30 (doors open at 13:30)
Speakers: Dr. Russell Panczenko (Director Emeritus, Chazen Museum of Art, Wisconsin), IKEDA Manabu
Venue: Lecture Hall One, Main Building, Fine Arts Department, Tokyo University of the Arts (12-8 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714)
Capacity is limited to 150 attendees
Admission: Free upon presentation of a ticket stub or numbered ticket from IKEDA Manabus ongoing exhibition at Nihonbashi Takashimaya. (If a ticket is not presented, regular admission costs 800 JPY, and students have free admission.)

In cooperation with Mizuma Art Gallery
Sponsored by the Asahi Shimbun
Supported by Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Information page (in Japanese only) regarding IKEDA Manabu: The Pen - Condensed Universe - at Nihombashi Takashimaya, Tokyo
  • IKEDA Manabu
    Pen, ink and transparent watercolor on paper
    300 x 400 cm
    Photography by Eric Tadsen for the Chazen Museum of Art
    Collection of Saga Prefectural Art Museum
    IKEDA Manabu