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Gallery Talk: Japanese Prints

November 22, 2016
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

From the earliest forms of woodblock printing in Japan to today, artists have exploited the simplicity of black ink on paper to produce some of the most striking scenes with no less presence and immediacy than their color counterparts.

Utagawa Hiroshige. A print from the series Mirror of Stone Rubbings of Views of the Provinces (Kohon meihitsu ishizuri kagami), n.d. Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1938.555