Tag Archives: Japanese art

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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Job Opening: Curatorial Fellow, Harvard Art Museums

via Japan Art History Forum: Institution: Harvard Art Museums, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art Location: Cambridge, MA Position: Henderson Curatorial Fellow in East Asian Art Stipend: $50,000.00 per year Start date: September 1, 2016 This is a term position. … 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: Kutaniyaki

In this video, watch a craftsperson from Kutani Choemon in Nomi-shi, Ishikawa, expertly paint a design on a bowl. Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Star Wars Screen Painting at Kiyomizudera

One of Kyoto’s most famous temples Kiyomizu-dera is a must see if you visit Japan. But if you’re in Japan this December, you can check out something rather unique at this World Heritage site: Star Wars art. Like the Mario … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection

Via the University of Washington Press. Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection ANDREAS MARKS $40.00 PAPERBACK (ISBN 9780989371872) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: July 2015 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Art BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 208 pp., 310 illus., 9.5 … Continue reading

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