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Yōkai: Monsters, Spirits and Other Hauntings in Japanese Prints

Yōkai: Monsters, Spirits and Other Hauntings in Japanese Prints
We are very excited to be collaborating with Vertigo Syndrome for a brand new exhibition at the Museo degli Innocenti in Florence Italy. Yōkai: Monsters, Spirits, and Other Hauntings explores the fantastical world of monsters from Japanese tradition, featuring more than one hundred and fifty works produced during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Among these are antique woodblock prints, rare books and hand-carved masks, as well as weapons and armour loaned from the Stibbert Museum in Florence. The exhibition is curated by Paola Scrolavezza, one of the leading Nipponists in Italy and director of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Bologna, and Eddy Wertheim, director of Japanese Gallery.
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