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Watanabe: Japanese Print Envoy

Exhibition

Event Details

Date
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Time
All day
Description
Japanese publisher Shozaburo Watanabe started his business in the early twentieth century studying the traditions of Japanese woodcuts of artists like Hokusai and Hiroshige and hiring printers who could master the old techniques. To distinguish his prints Watanabe coined the term “shin hanga” or “new prints” and hired designers capable of combining traditional subjects with the new style. Combining Japanese techniques and subjects with Western sensibilities, they established a new aesthetic.
Cost
Free

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