Contemporary artist Takashi Murakami, in conversation with noted art historian Professor Nobuo Tsuji reveals how his vision is richly inflected by a dynamic conversation with the historic past, framed by a creative dialogue with Professor Tsuji and masterpieces from the MFA’s Japanese collection. 

Moderated by Anne Nishimura Morse, William and Helen Pounds Senior Curator of Japanese Art

Ticket holders may enter “Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics” from 11 am to 2 pm, prior to the lecture with proof of ticket purchase.  

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The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures are funded by the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation.