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Alice Kiwako Ashiwa

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Alice Kiwako Ashiwa is a Ph.D. student specializing in Japanese postwar art and visual culture.

She holds a B.A. from Oberlin College in Anthropology and an M.A. in Modern and Contemproary Art History from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a thesis titled  "Making of Art Spaces in Post-WWII Tokyo: The Case of the Sogetsu Art Center." Her research focuses on the development of art spaces (museusms, rental galleries, alternative spaces, etc) in 1960s Tokyo. 

Field of Study



Postwar Japanese art history and visual culture, Museum and exhibition studies


B.A. in Anthropology, Oberlin College, 2014

M.A. in Art History, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2017