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Hiroshige’s “Edo Hyaku”: Perspectives of Landscape Ukiyo-e Prints in Portrait Layout

“Edo Hyaku”, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo 名所江戸百景 (Meisho Edo Hyakkei) is a series of over one hundred woodblock prints designed by Hiroshige (1797–1858) , which began to be published in 1856 and was completed in 1859 after Hiroshige’s death. Continue reading →

From Hiroshige’s Edo Hyaku to Catfish Prints

From Hiroshige’s Edo Hyaku to Catfish Prints: A report of the past projects and an announcement of upcoming collaborative projects/public programs between Royal Ontario Museum and The Japan Foundation, Toronto Continue reading →

Ukiyo-e talk and slide presentation by Carol Dorman

Talk and slide presentation by Carol Dorman Associate, Stuart Jackson Gallery, Toronto in conjunction with “Legendary Loyalty: The 47 Ronin in Japanese Prints” exhibition The 47 Ronin in Ukiyo-e Prints Carol Dorman became interested in Japanese art while pursuing graduate … Continue reading →

Danjuro Exhibition Talk V

17th century Japan gave birth to many exciting new art forms, including Kabuki Theatre and a woodblock print art known as ukiyo-e. Kabuki’s expressive acting styles and bold, colorful costumes and makeup provided wonderful subject matter for ukiyo-e prints. Between … Continue reading →

Danjuro Exhibition Talk IV

SUKEROKU 歌舞伎十八番の内『助六』 Talk and DVD presentation by Toshi Aoyagi