Artist Jun Kaneko Lectures TONIGHT, Tues Mar 30, 5:30pm

Jun Kaneko will present a lecture titled Between Light and Shadow tonight, Tuesday March 30 at 5:30pm. Jun Kaneko is an internationally recognized artist known for his large ceramic sculptures. He has completed numerous public art commissions in the United States and Japan and is the recipient of national, state, and organization fellowships. His work is included in more than seventy museum collections.

In 2008 The Opera Company of Philadelphia commissioned him to design their production of Beethoven’s Fidelio. In the photo above, Kaneko prepares for Heads, an installation on the Park Avenue Malls, New York. The University of Pennsylvania’s Residency Program is made possible by the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Fund to Support Contemporary Culture and Visual Arts. The Spiegel Fund creates and supports a series of coordinated interdisciplinary courses, programs and events.

Event Time and Date: 5:30pm, Tuesday March 30, 2010

Admission is free. Seating is limited.

Free tickets will be available at the door at 4PM.

University of Pennsylvania
School of Design
Meyerson Hall, B1
210 S. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

To see more of Jun's work, visit http://www.junkaneko.com/

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