Masami Teraoka discusses his works in the exhibition, Paintings by Masami Teraoka (on view at the Asian Art Museum from October 22, 1997–January 25, 1998). Paintings by Masami Teraoka featured thirty-three paintings and four prints by Masami Teraoka (b. 1936), a Japanese-born painter of contemporary American pop art.
This exhibition was organized by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and made possible by a generous private contribution, with additional funding from the Smithsonian Institution Special Exhibitions Fund. Travel of the exhibition to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco was made possible by the Japan-United Sates Friendship Commission.