In commemoration of the 55th anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations, the Asian Civilisations Museum has organised a joint exhibition of Edo-period prints and Singaporean photographer Russel Wong’s series that focuses on life in Kyoto. Two Exhibitions Reflecting Japanese Life –… Continue reading

Hokusai, Hiroshige, Hasui: Japanese Prints

Zojo-ji Temple in Shiba (Shiba Zojoji) (1925) by Kawase Hasui, series: Twenty Views of Tokyo (Tokyo nijukei) (Taisho 14 nen)

Divided into four sections, the exhibition features a selection of over 100 woodblock prints providing a tour of Japan’s most evocative places, both real and imaginary, while documenting the art and culture of a country that has experienced a profound… Continue reading

Japanese Prints and Paintings: The World of Edo

KUNIYOSHI Characters from the play Matsutaka temari fujitsuroku, 1855, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, woodblock print.

THIS EXHIBITION IS in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Japanese Art Society of America, formerly the Ukiyo-e Society of America. Like the Asia Society, the Japan Society, the Korea Society and the Rubin Museum of Art, JASA’s existence… Continue reading