Name Jun Nakamura
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Website juntown.com
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Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Degree PhD in History of Art
University of Michigan, In progress (estimated 2021)
Second Degree MA in Art History
Southern Methodist University, 2013
Third Degree BFA in Art History and Fashion Design
Washington University in St. Louis, 2010
Professional Affiliation PhD Candidate, University of Michigan
Second Professional Affiliation Kress Institutional Fellow (2018-2020), Leiden University
Third Professional Affiliation Philadelphia Museum of Art
Research/Current Projects Jun Nakamura is a PhD candidate working on seventeenth-century Dutch topics and the history of printmaking. His dissertation explores how visual rhetorics of print were manipulated, appropriated, and subverted in the Netherlands in the long seventeenth-century. His other research interests include transoceanic trade and travel, approaches to the depiction of space, and early modern science and technology. He is the Kress Institutional Fellow at Leiden University from 2018-20 and was a Belgian American Educational Foundation Honorary Fellow from 2018–19. He is the incoming Suzanne Andrée Curatorial Fellow in Prints at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2020-2022. Also a practicing artist and printmaker, Jun's general interests include Godzilla, comic books, and making things.
Time Period Interests Medieval, Renassiance, Baroque, 18th Century
Area Interests South America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, East Asia
Media Interests Book arts, Engraving, Etching, Lithography, Papermaking, Relief printing
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