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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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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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