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One Hundred Years of Ukiyo-e 1795 – 1895

100 Years of Ukiyo-e at Toshidama Gallery It has become habitual over the last five years, for the Toshidama Gallery to publish an essay of a couple of thousand words, expanding on the theme of the current exhibition, adding detail … Continue reading

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Images of Men and Women in Japanese Woodblock Prints

Toshikata, Samurai and Landscape, 1887 The current exhibition at the Toshidama Gallery shows twenty-four prints of men and women, all of them from the nineteenth century. Immediately obvious is how, despite stylistic and technical development, images of men remain pretty … Continue reading

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Censorship and The Art of Woodblock

Kuniyoshi, 100 Ogura Poets: Shiragikumaru The last show in 2013 of Japanese prints at the Toshidama Gallery is a collection of fine works from the nineteenth century. The first part of the exhibition is devoted to the fine series, A … Continue reading

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