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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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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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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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Exhibition The Buddhism of Madame Butterfly: Buddhist Japonisme in Geneva

When Japanese art collections were brought together by collectors and government officials since the second half of the 19th century, these collections often included Buddhist works of art. On 9 September 2015 an exhibition on the influence of Japanese art

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Exhibition The Buddhism of Madame Butterfly: Buddhist Japonisme in Geneva

When Japanese art collections were brought together by collectors and government officials since the second half of the 19th century, these collections often included Buddhist works of art. On 9 September 2015 an exhibition on the influence of Japanese art

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