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Fun Link Friday: A History of the World in 100 Objects

Back in 2010, the British Museum put out a series of 100 short podcasts, using objects from their vast collection to highlight episodes or thematic aspects in world history. Right: A helmet from Sutton Hoo, one of the most famous … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Conference of European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology

The Second Conference of European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology August, 24–27, 2017 University of Zurich, Switzerland Deadline for submissions: November 15, 2016 Notification of acceptance: February 28, 2017 The Board of the EAAA is pleased to announce the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Vintage Japanese Magazine Covers

If you enjoy Taisho and early Showa era design as much as I do, there’s a treasure trove of images on 50 Watts, a book design blog. The images are curated from Bookcover Design in Japan 1910s-40s (ISBN 4-89444-426-7), edited by … Continue reading

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Resource: Hachiman digital handscrolls

Today we introduce a recently launched online resource, the Hachiman Digital Handscrolls site produced by scholars of Heidelberg University. This is a wonderful research tool for art historians, historians, literature specialists, and any other number of scholars. As stated on … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums

Via University of Washington Press. The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums SOPHIE RICHARD $30.00S PAPERBACK (9780955997716) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: December 2015 SUBJECT LISTING: Travel; Art History / Asian Art BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 176 pp., 6 x 8 in. TERRITORIAL … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Download ukiyo-e collections

For the art lovers out there, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has recently made it possible to download their entire collection of ukiyo-e woodblock prints! This is something they’ve taken great pains to make possible for all of their … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: New Year’s Greetings from Early 20th-Century Japan

Still coming out of your New Year’s haze? I know I am! Here’s a quickie Fun Link Friday– a set of turn-of-the-20th-century Japanese postcards from the collection of U.S. postcard collector Ken Reed first blogged about at Collector’s Weekly. The aesthetic … Continue reading

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