New book: Tattoos in Japanese Prints

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston holds the largest collection of Japanese prints outside of Japan and parts of it have been published in various books. In a new book, curator Sarah Thompson has brought together 48 tattoo prints

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New book: Tattoos in Japanese Prints

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston holds the largest collection of Japanese prints outside of Japan and parts of it have been published in various books. In a new book, curator Sarah Thompson has brought together 48 tattoo prints

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Symposium Topics in Japanese Lacquer Art in Leiden, 25 November 2017

As an accompanying event to the modern Japanese lacquer exhibition in Japan Museum Sieboldhuis in Leiden, the Heinz Kaempfer Fund organizes a symposium dedicated to modern Japanese lacquer. The symposium will be held on Saturday 25 November in the auditorium

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Symposium Topics in Japanese Lacquer Art in Leiden, 25 November 2017

As an accompanying event to the modern Japanese lacquer exhibition in Japan Museum Sieboldhuis in Leiden, the Heinz Kaempfer Fund organizes a symposium dedicated to modern Japanese lacquer. The symposium will be held on Saturday 25 November in the auditorium

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Itō Shinsui exhibtion in Zurich

The Rietberg Museum in Zurich currently presents an exhibition on shin hanga artist Itō Shinsui (1898-1972). Shinsui is well known for his depictions of beautiful women, but he also made interesting landscape prints, including scenes in Indonesia during the Asia

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Itō Shinsui exhibtion in Zurich

The Rietberg Museum in Zurich currently presents an exhibition on shin hanga artist Itō Shinsui (1898-1972). Shinsui is well known for his depictions of beautiful women, but he also made interesting landscape prints, including scenes in Indonesia during the Asia

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Six anonymous Edo period paintings now attributed to Hokusai

At the 10th International Siebold Collection Conference held in Nagasaki last week, an interesting paper was presented by Dr Matthi Forrer. The Dutch scholar, former curator of Japanese art at the Leiden Ethnology Museum, attributed six water color landscape paintings

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Six anonymous Edo period paintings now attributed to Hokusai

At the 10th International Siebold Collection Conference held in Nagasaki last week, an interesting paper was presented by Dr Matthi Forrer. The Dutch scholar, former curator of Japanese art at the Leiden Ethnology Museum, attributed six water color landscape paintings

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Yokohama in the spotlights in Frankfurt

This week the exhibition Yokohama 1868-1912: When Pictures Learned to Shine opened at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt. On display are woodblock prints and photographs of the Meiji period (1868-1912) depicting Yokohama and its inhabitants. After the opening

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Yokohama in the spotlights in Frankfurt

This week the exhibition Yokohama 1868-1912: When Pictures Learned to Shine opened at the Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt. On display are woodblock prints and photographs of the Meiji period (1868-1912) depicting Yokohama and its inhabitants. After the opening

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Ukiyo-e prints and 1950s/1960s Japanese art in Brussels

As of 21 October 2016 a Japanese prints exhibition will open in Brussels. As part of the celebrations of 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Belgium, the Royal Museum of Art and History (Jubelparkmuseum) will put its own

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Ukiyo-e prints and 1950s/1960s Japanese art in Brussels

As of 21 October 2016 a Japanese prints exhibition will open in Brussels. As part of the celebrations of 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Belgium, the Royal Museum of Art and History (Jubelparkmuseum) will put its own

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New book solely on nanban screens

A book on nanban screens? What are nanban screens? Nanban is usually translated as southern barbarians and that was how the Portuguese in 16th and early 17th century Japan were referred to, as they arrived in Japan from the south.

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New book solely on nanban screens

A book on nanban screens? What are nanban screens? Nanban is usually translated as southern barbarians and that was how the Portuguese in 16th and early 17th century Japan were referred to, as they arrived in Japan from the south.

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