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Funding: Ukiyo-e Research Grant

Ota Memorial Museum of Art opens competition for one or two grant(s) up to 1 million yen for research on ukiyo-e. Deadline: October 31, 2014. http://www.ukiyoe-ota-muse.jp/H20josei-E.html <Purpose and Objects of Grant> Ukiyo-e developed independently of the existing Japanese art styles during the … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Woodblock Prints by Tsukioka Kôgyo

There will be an exhibition of 55 woodblock prints of the Noh theater by Tsukioka Kôgyo (1869-1927), lent to the museum by Richard and Mae Smethurst, at the Villa Terrace Museum in Milwaukee, July 18-October 5, 2014. Check the attached link … 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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Fun Link Friday: “The Wonderful Worlds of 100 Waka”

For some interesting insights into the politics of translating poetry, check out Stuart Varnam-Atkin’s special to The Japan Times, “The Wonderful Worlds of 100 Waka.” In this article, Varnam-Atkin discusses the history of waka and the Ogura Hyakunin Issin, a poetry collection used in a parlor game played at … Continue reading

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Resource: USCF Japanese Woodblock Prints

Interested in Japanese medical history and art? Check out the University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) Digital Collection of Japanese Woodblock Prints! About In 1963, an East Asian collection was started by UCSF Provost and university librarian, later Chancellor, John … Continue reading

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