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Encore—Washi and Youshi: Japanese Paper and Western Paper

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Kiyoko Hasegawa making mino paper at Hasegawa Papermaking Mill in Gifu Prefecture, Japan © Courtesy of LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Encore—Washi and Youshi: Japanese Paper and Western Paper

5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
July 17th, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://www.lacma.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
mid-wilshire
EMAIL:  
publicinfo@lacma.org
PHONE:  
323-857-6000
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Tue,Thu 12-8; Fri 12-9; Sat-Sun 11-8
COST:  
Brown Auditorium | Free, tickets required | Tickets: 323-857-6010 or reserve online.

DESCRIPTION

Yona Warmin of Hiromi Paper Inc. and LACMA conservator Soko Furuhata introduce the world of papermaking by discussing and comparing the histories and methods of handmade paper in Japan and the Western world. In addition, Ms. Warmin discusses some of the collaborative projects between Hiromi Paper Inc. and contemporary artists, such as Richard Serra, in creating their masterpieces, and Ms. Furuhata explains how Japanese paper is used in the field of Western art conservation.

Brown Auditorium | Free, tickets required | Tickets:  323-857-6010 or reserve online.

Sponsored by the East Asian Art Council and Prints and Drawing Council.