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    Japonisme: The Great Wave

    The 1867 Paris Exposition Universelle exposed many Europeans to Japan for the first time. It was here that many purchased their first prints. Lacquer, porcelain and bronze initially intrigued fading
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    The Burning Question: How Many Prints Were Made?

    When discussing Japanese woodblock prints, there is one question sure to follow: How many prints were made? While a simple question, the answer is complex. Hiroshige, Shono from the series 53
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  • For Your Interest | News and Events

    Sakura Watch 2016

    In a modest ceremony on March 27, 1912, First Lady Helen Herron Taft and Viscountess Chinda, the wife of the Japanese ambassador, planted two Yoshina cherry trees on the northern bank of the Tidal
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    Transposing Genji: From Prince to Playboy

    Written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu in the 11th century, Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji) follows life of Hiraku Genji, son of the Japanese emperor. A noblewoman herself, Murasaki captures Heian
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  • News and Events

    In the Gallery - Demimonde: The Floating World and Toulouse-Lautrec

    Last Thursday, over 300 excited guests came to explore the parallel demimondes of Edo's floating world and fin-de-siècle Paris at the opening of Demimonde: The Floating World and Toulouse-Lautrec.
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  • Catalogues & Ebooks

    Demimonde: The Floating World and Toulouse-Lautrec

    Demimonde: /dem-ee-mond/ (n.) Mid-19th century origin, from French demi-monde, literally ‘half-world.’ A group of people considered to be on the fringes of respectable society; holds pleasure
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  • Contemporary Art | News and Events

    Ronin Gallery at the Morikami Museum

    Ronin Gallery is proud to have collaborated with the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens on their exhibition, Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World.   Through loans and select
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  • Artist Spotlight | Contemporary Art

    Featured Artist: Daryl Howard

    Ronin Gallery is thrilled to have our very own Daryl Howard featured in the March issue of Southwest Art! The article considers her work, artistic practice, and influences, stating: “From
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  • For Your Interest

    Lesser Known Services of Ronin Gallery

    We thought we'd take a moment to point out some of Ronin Gallery's lesser known services. The 'hidden menu' of the gallery, so to say. Payment Plans Found a piece you can't do without? We are happy
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  • News and Events | Ukiyo-e

    "Hiroshige's Tokaido" Opens at the Muscarelle Museum

    This past Thursday, the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg, VA opened Hiroshige’s Tokaido, an exhibition that explores with fresh eyes the most traveled road in old Japan. Featuring
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