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Unknown artist (Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamian), Tiglath-Pileser III Receiving Homage, 745/727 BC, Limestone relief carving. Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund. DIA No. 50.32

BUNRAKU-INSPIRED PUPPETS Artist Presentation

Saturday, May 10, 2014

2:00 PM Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall

BUNRAKU-INSPIRED PUPPETS
Artist Presentation
 
Tom Lee
Puppeteer
 
Saturday, May 10, 2 p.m.
Tom Lee’s puppetry work has been seen in productions of War Horse at Lincoln Center, Madame Butterfly at the New York Philharmonic and in Disfarmer at St. Anne’s Warehouse. He will discuss the history of Japanese puppetry styles bunraku and kuruma ningyo before expanding on his current creative work and the synthesis of Japanese puppetry traditions with western performance.
 
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