Tag Archives: Japanese art

Resource: Petzold scrolls collection of Buddhist art

Harvard University’s Harvard-Yenching Library recently launched digital access to one of their most valuable collections, the Petzold scrolls collection. The collection includes 424 scrolls that were acquired from the family of Bruno Petzold (1873-1949) in 1951. Petzold was a German-born … 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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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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