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Japanese Woodblock Print Live Auction - 21 May 2022

Japanese Woodblock Print Live Auction - 21 May 2022
JG Auction is announcing our next live auction on Saturday 21st May 2022 at 2:00 GMT. On sale will be a wide selection of original Japanese ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) including works by Hiroshige I Utagawa, Yoshitoshi Tsukioka, Chikanobu Yoshu, and Hiroshi Yoshida.Registration can be done through ...
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Genji-e: The Blossoming of a New Print Genre

Genji-e: The Blossoming of a New Print Genre
   Murasaki Shikibu’s Tale of Genji, written in the early 11th Century, is considered to be perhaps the world’s first novel. It’s influence spans widely across Japanese culture, including visual arts. In the Edo period, a whole new genre of ukiyo-e was birthed after the publication of Ryū ...
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New Acquisitions: Military Honour in Musha-e

New Acquisitions: Military Honour in Musha-e
   This month at the Japanese Gallery, we have had some exciting new acquisitions centring around the Musha-e genre.   Musha-e are prints that depict samurai and warriors, often in battle. The famous woodblock print artist Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1798 - 1861) was a dominating force within this genre ...
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Take Courage - Welcoming The Year of the Tiger

Take Courage - Welcoming The Year of the Tiger
This New Year, we are welcoming in the adventurous, courageous and risk-taking Tiger of 2022. The Year of the Tiger (寅年 tora doshi), specifically the water tiger, begins on 1st February according to the lunar calendar. The Chinese zodiac not only has a cycle of twelve animals, but also the ...
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Gishi-sai Festival - The 47 Faithful Samurai

Gishi-sai Festival - The 47 Faithful Samurai
Gishi-sai Festival - The 47 Faithful Samurai Gishi-sai is an annual winter festival held at Sengaku-ji Temple in Tokyo. It honours 47 brave rōnin (浪人, masterless samurai) who gave their lives to avenge their lord and master in an event known as the Genroku Akō Incident (元禄赤穂事件 ...
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Japanese Woodblock Print Winter Auction - 5 December 2021

Japanese Woodblock Print  Winter Auction - 5 December 2021
JG Auction is announcing winter timed auction finishing on Sunday 5th December 2021 at 5:00 GMT. On sale will be a wide selection of original Japanese ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) including works by Hiroshige I Utagawa, Yoshitoshi Tsukioka, Chikanobu Yoshu, and Hiroshi Yoshida.Registration can be ...
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Access + Ability in the Arts, Design & Technology - Embassy of Japan in the UK

Access + Ability in the Arts, Design & Technology - Embassy of Japan in the UK
With Japan hosting the Paralympic Games this year, the world’s attention has been on disability. The exhibition Access + Ability in the Arts, Design & Technology highlights the people, programmes and products that change the way we think about access for all in the arts and in everyday life ...
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Summer Exhibition - Japanese Woodblock Prints

Summer Exhibition - Japanese Woodblock Prints
This summer Japanese Gallery Kensington had the exciting opportunity to collaborate with a hedge fund investment company based in London and use their corporate exhibition space for a special display of original woodblock prints. The exhibition showcased prints from the 18th century such as those ...
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Japanese Woodblock Print Summer Auction - 21 August 2021

Japanese Woodblock Print  Summer Auction - 21 August 2021
JG Auction is announcing the next live auction to be held on 21st of August 2021 at 2:00 GMT. On sale will be a wide selection of original Japanese ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) including works by Hiroshige I Utagawa, Yoshitoshi Tsukioka, Chikanobu Yoshu, and Utamaro Kitagawa.Registration to the ...
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Hokusai Katsushika at Uniqlo, Oxford Street London

Hokusai Katsushika at Uniqlo, Oxford Street London
As part of their UT Graphic T-shirt collection, Japanese wear retailer Uniqlo are celebrating the arrival of their latest range, Hokusai Fujiyama. In conjunction with this and exclusively at Uniqlo Oxford Street store in London, you can now see on display original book volumes from Hokusai ...
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