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Fun Link Friday: Supernatural Cats

Are obsessions with cute cats and cat pics global across time and space? An article from September 2020 by Zack Davisson that appeared in Smithsonian Magazine takes a look at this phenomenon in Japan, at least, and explores the appearance … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Ukiyo-Enerator

In case you need some more things to do on the internet instead of thinking about what you should be doing, the Ota Memorial Museum of Art collaborated earlier this year to create a “Make Your Own Ukiyo-e” page. Just pick … Continue reading

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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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