Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Williams Center 108 & Gallery
Ryan Holmberg

Ryan Holmberg, freelance art historian and critic, editor and translator of manga, will discuss the influence of Tsuikoka Yoshitoshi (1839–1892) and other Ukiyo—e artists on contemporary manga, including the work of Hirata Hiroshi, Bonten Taro, Shinohara Ushio, and Hayashi Seiichi. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: Japanese Prints from the Taubman Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection.


Holmberg, is a frequent contributor to The Comics Journal, Artforum International, and Art in America. As an editor and translator of manga, he has worked with Breakdown Press, Drawn & Quarterly, Retrofit Comics, PictureBox Inc, and New York Review Comics. He is also the author of Garo Manga: The First Decade, 1964–1973 (Center for Book Arts, 2010) and No Nukes for Dinner: How One Japanese Cartoonist and His Country Learned to Distrust the Atom (forthcoming).  






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Lafayette Art Galleries