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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Website for Leiden Asia Year 2017 has been launched

In 2017, Leiden will celebrate Asia during twelve months filled with festivities, exhibitions, lectures and other events dedicated to Asia, including Japan. Key event will be the opening of the new Asian Library within the University Library of Leiden University.

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Website for Leiden Asia Year 2017 has been launched

In 2017, Leiden will celebrate Asia during twelve months filled with festivities, exhibitions, lectures and other events dedicated to Asia, including Japan. Key event will be the opening of the new Asian Library within the University Library of Leiden University.

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Domon Ken exhibition in Rome

One of Japan’s eminent photographers is now subject of an exhibition in Rome: Domon Ken (1909-1990). It is the first time that an exhibition is dedicated to his work outside of Japan. Domon Ken: Master of Japanese Realism is part

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Domon Ken exhibition in Rome

One of Japan’s eminent photographers is now subject of an exhibition in Rome: Domon Ken (1909-1990). It is the first time that an exhibition is dedicated to his work outside of Japan. Domon Ken: Master of Japanese Realism is part

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Samurai exhibition and conference on Tokugawa Ieyasu in Durham, UK

In the coming six months the Oriental Museum in Durham (UK) will present the culture of Japan’s warrior class: the samurai. The exhibition The Shogun’s Cultured Warriors opens on June 7 and it will run until 27 November 2016. It

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Samurai exhibition and conference on Tokugawa Ieyasu in Durham, UK

In the coming six months the Oriental Museum in Durham (UK) will present the culture of Japan’s warrior class: the samurai. The exhibition The Shogun’s Cultured Warriors opens on June 7 and it will run until 27 November 2016. It

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New publication: Waves of renewal. Modern Japanese prints 1900-1960

For the first time in a long period an extensive overview of modern Japanese printmaking has been published: Waves of renewal. Modern Japanese prints 1900-1960. This publication not only pays attention to the Shin hanga movement but also to the

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New publication: Waves of renewal. Modern Japanese prints 1900-1960

For the first time in a long period an extensive overview of modern Japanese printmaking has been published: Waves of renewal. Modern Japanese prints 1900-1960. This publication not only pays attention to the Shin hanga movement but also to the

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Impressive selection of Japanese lacquer art at Asia > Amsterdam exhibition, Rijksmuseum

The most impressive space of the exhibition Asia > Amsterdam, especially for Japanese art lovers, is undoubtedly the gallery where the big Japanese lacquer chests are on display. Everywhere you look, you are confronted with the splendor of the large

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Impressive selection of Japanese lacquer art at Asia > Amsterdam exhibition, Rijksmuseum

The most impressive space of the exhibition Asia > Amsterdam, especially for Japanese art lovers, is undoubtedly the gallery where the big Japanese lacquer chests are on display. Everywhere you look, you are confronted with the splendor of the large

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Yōga painting at Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn, 8 October-21 February 2016.

Yōga painting or Japanese western style painting (mostly oil painting) is hardly exhibited, let alone collected, by museums outside Japan. Two years ago the Cleveland Museum of Art organized the exhibition Remaking Tradition, curated by Japanese scholars with works from

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Yōga painting at Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn, 8 October-21 February 2016.

Yōga painting or Japanese western style painting (mostly oil painting) is hardly exhibited, let alone collected, by museums outside Japan. Two years ago the Cleveland Museum of Art organized the exhibition Remaking Tradition, curated by Japanese scholars with works from

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