Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints

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Exhibition

May 201318 Jun 20139

Japan Society
333 E 47th St

New York, New York, 10017
United States

Everyone’s seen that picture of the wave with Mt. Fuji in the background. The color woodblock impression—The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, from the series “Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” by Katsushika Hokusai—is an example of Edo period printmaking that has permeated Western consciousness. The famous breaker and 89 other examples of classic Ukiyo-e imagery from Japan’s Edo period (1615–1868) are juxtaposed with 30 works by ten contemporary artists, demonstrating the continued influence of this striking art form.

(from Time Out New York)

 

APA_Institute . Last modified May 17, 2013 9:58 a.m.


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