The Modernism Museum Mount Dora presents its November Dine & Learn, titled Turning to Japan: Modern Art and the Far East featuring Dr. Louise Kane on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at a 12:30 PM luncheon . The event will take place at the Modernism Museum’s award-winning restaurant, 1921 Mount Dora. The cost is $35 for a three-course, prix-fixe luncheon (12:30 PM) or dinner (6:30 PM) menu.
Join Dr. Kane and the Modernism Museum as we explore the fascinating influence of the Far East upon forms of American art, literature, and culture. From portraiture and sculpture to the tea ceremony, art from places like Japan, China, and Vietnam had a profound, multi-disciplinary impact on Western forms of art, including painting, furniture design, and cinema. In this Dine & Learn, we go back to the 1890s and trace how Eastern art began to have an increasing influence on the West, then move forward to explore the many ways East and West continue to collide in the present day.
Born and raised in London, Dr. Louise Kane is currently the Assistant Professor of Global Modernisms at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Kane earned her BA in English Language and Literature from Oxford University and her PhD from De Montfort University. Her research is centered around literary Modernism and she has published widely on the subject of early avant-garde literary magazines and artistic movements, such as Dada and Surrealism.
Please call the Modernism Museum at (352) 385-0034 to reserve your spot. Limited seating is available.