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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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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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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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Japanese pop art in Tate Modern, London

On 17 September 2015  the exhibition The World Goes Pop was opened at the Tate Modern in London and Shinohara Ushio’s Doll Festival (1966) was chosen for the front cover of the exhibition catalogue. The exhibition in Tate Modern concentrates on

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Japanese pop art in Tate Modern, London

On 17 September 2015  the exhibition The World Goes Pop was opened at the Tate Modern in London and Shinohara Ushio’s Doll Festival (1966) was chosen for the front cover of the exhibition catalogue. The exhibition in Tate Modern concentrates on

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Personal stories in Impressions

Impressions, the journal of the Japanese Art Society of America, becomes heavier every year. It is a beautiful journal dedicated to Japanese art with a growing attention for modern and contemporary art. This year’s edition is another gem, filled with

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Personal stories in Impressions

Impressions, the journal of the Japanese Art Society of America, becomes heavier every year. It is a beautiful journal dedicated to Japanese art with a growing attention for modern and contemporary art. This year’s edition is another gem, filled with

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March 2015 issue of Monocle is a special Japan issue

Monocle, the magazine on global affairs, business, culture and design has published a special Japan issue. The March 2015 edition features contributions on a wealth of topics, such as politics, business women, design, craft, food, travel and art. And as

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March 2015 issue of Monocle is a special Japan issue

Monocle, the magazine on global affairs, business, culture and design has published a special Japan issue. The March 2015 edition features contributions on a wealth of topics, such as politics, business women, design, craft, food, travel and art. And as

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New publication on Kawase Hasui

Hotei Publishing has published a new title on landscape artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) in collaboration with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond: Water and Shadow. Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints. The publication is based on an American

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New publication on Kawase Hasui

Hotei Publishing has published a new title on landscape artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) in collaboration with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond: Water and Shadow. Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints. The publication is based on an American

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