Ukiyo-e Prints and the Great World of Art

Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore

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Nishiki-e is a type of Ukiyo-e woodblock printing that applies multiple colored printing blocks to the same work to produce prints of beautiful colors and rich textures. This exhibition marking the 250th anniversary of Nishiki-e presents works by masters such as Sharaku, Hokusai, and Hiroshige from the Nara Prefectural Museum of Art, along with prints from the extensive collection of the Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi.

[Related Event]
Culture Day Special Lecture “The Birth of Nishiki-e and Harunobu Suzuki”
Date: 11/3 (Tues, public holiday) 14:00
Speaker: Shugo Asano (Director of the Museum of Japanese Art Yamato Bunkakan and Abeno Harukas Art Museum)
In Japanese. Please see the official website for details and information on more related events.

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from October 10, 2015 at 9:00 to December 06, 2015 at 17:00

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