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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    An Artist and His City: Urban Greenspace

    In An Artist and His City: Select Works from Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, Ronin Gallery explores Edo through the eyes of a local. Over the course of this exhibition, we’ll take a
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    An Artist and His City: Unseen Individuals

    In An Artist and His City: Select Works from Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, Ronin Gallery explores Edo through the eyes of a local. Over the course of this exhibition, we’ll take a
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    An Artist and His City: Getting Our Bearings

    In An Artist and His City: Select Works from Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, Ronin Gallery explores Edo through the eyes of a local. While heralded as the “poet of travel,” perhaps
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    The Tale of the 47 Ronin

    The celebrated tale of the 47 loyal retainers stems from the historical event known as the Ako Incident (1701-1704). Continuously illustrated, adapted, parodied, and performed since its occurrence
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  • Artist Spotlight | For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    Shin Hanga & Hasui Kawase

    Shin hanga was a Japanese woodblock print movement that took place at the beginning of the twentieth century. Translating to “new prints,” shin hanga was a creation of the artistic exchange between
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    How to Make a Woodblock Print

    A Japanese woodblock print is said to be the work of the artist, but in truth it is the joint effort of the ‘ukiyo-e quartet’—the artist, engraver, printer and publisher. The process begins with the
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    The Rise and Resurgence of Meisho-e

    The Japanese landscape draws countless visitors to Japan each year. From brilliant crimson leaves of the fall to the snow-tipped peak of Mount Fuji, the natural beauty of Japan enchants its visitors.
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  • Artist Spotlight | Ukiyo-e

    The Fierce and Fantastic World of Kuniyoshi

    While the word “ukiyo-e” often calls to mind elegant courtesans, dramatic actors, and picturesque landscapes, these celebrated works represent only one side of Edo-period innovation. Kuniyoshi
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    What Makes a Print Rare?

    From the Edo period to today, artists produce woodblock prints in multiples. While surimono (lavishly printed, privately commissioned works) could be commissioned in editions as small as a single
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  • For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    Haunted at Sea: The Tale of Yoshitsune and the Taira Ghosts

    Japanese myths brim with ghosts and demons, animals with magical powers, mischievous spirits, and mysterious realms where humans and supernatural creatures live side by side. Known as yokai, these
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