BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4952@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20150421T000000Z DTEND:20150421T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Isamu Noguchi</strong>\, born to a Japanese father and American mother in 1904\, struggled with self-identity and his dual herita ge\, which he transformed into statues\, gardens and furniture. Pulitzer P rize-nominated author&nbsp\;<strong>Hayden Herrera</strong>&nbsp\;discusse s&nbsp\;<em>Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi\,</em>&n bsp\;her new major biography of one of America's most iconic sculptors. Mo derating the discussion is acclaimed art critic and author&nbsp\;<strong>I rving Sandler</strong>\, who is a contributing editor at&nbsp\;<em>Art in America</em>.&nbsp\;\nNoguchi traveled ceaselessly around the world for in spiration\, creating unique works and projects that formed a powerful link between East and West\, including the Noguchi Museum in Queens. Through N oguchi's hallmark massive sculptures of interlocking wood\, Zen-like garde ns of granite and stone slides\, along with his personal relationships\, H errera reveals an intense and elusive artist who mixed a subtle playfulnes s into his work and life.&nbsp\;<em>\n\nFollowed by a reception.\n\n</em>< em><a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/programs/stories-from-the-war "></a></em><em>Stories from the War</em>\nMarking the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII\, Japan Society presents the Society-wide series Stories f rom the War. Encompassing theater performances\, film screenings\, lecture s\, panels and educational opportunities for young people\, programming fr om January to August explores history and considers challenging issues tha t the U.S. and Japan faced surrounding WWII through a contemporary lens.<e m>\n</em>\n<strong>Tickets</strong>: $12/$8 Japan Society members\, studen ts &amp\; seniors DTSTAMP:20240713T125948Z SUMMARY:Meet the Author: Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Nogu chi by Hayden Herrera URL:/en/events/2015/04/21/meet-the-author-listening-to-stone-the-art-and-l/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR