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Resource: Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society

Those who are interested in art history or just a fan of early modern painting and prints can explore Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society, an online bilingual research project centered on situating the artist Hokusai (1780-1849) in his social and … 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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Fun Link Friday: Ukiyo-e animated gifs

Just last month we posted on an artist’s rendering of 8-bit Japan nostalgic in GIFs, and lo and behold, this month we stumble across Edo-period early modern nostalgia in GIFs that bring ukiyo-e to life! The artist, who goes by … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Kuniyoshi Project’s cat prints

The Kuniyoshi Project is a website dedicated to the prints of early modern ukiyo-artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 国芳). Although the website maintains a simple design, there must be hundreds of fantastic prints available to view, along with descriptions of their content … Continue reading

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Funding: Ukiyo-e Research Grant

Doing research on ukiyo-e? Art historians may want to check out the PDF announcement below from the Ukiyo-e Ota Memorial Museum, located in Tokyo, which is offering a research grant! The deadline is October 31, 2013. Ukiyoe Research Grant The … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints

The Toledo Museum of Art has a free upcoming exhibition on Japanese art. From October 4 to January 1, 2014, the TMA is proud to offer Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, which will feature an exquisite collection of 343 woodblock prints in pristine … Continue reading

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