12 x 12 Artist Talk: Takeshi Moro

Free With Admission

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A person in a red puffy coat and red gloves bows on a snow-covered surface. Their face is not seen.
Takeshi Moro, Self Portrait—December 7th Snow, 2008. Pigmented ink-jet print; 60 × 73 ½ in. (50.8 × 121.9 × 121.9 cm)
Courtesy of the artist


Takeshi Moro discusses his work during this informal gallery talk. The program is part of the MCA's monthly UBS 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work exhibition series.

Moro was born in Tokyo, Japan. He attended Brown University in Rhode Island where he received a BA in 2001 and briefly worked in the field of finance. His interest in photography was strong throughout undergraduate school and he took courses at the Rhode Island School of Design, and eventually earned an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2008.