Exhibition Opening: "Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in 19th-Century Japanese Prints"
- 11/9/2012 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Location: Museum of Art, Center Gallery
- Event Type: Exhibit
- Sponsor: Museum of Art
- Contact: Suzanne Bergeron
- - Open to the Public -
Organized on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Asian Studies at Bowdoin College, the exhibition "Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-century Japanese Prints" features forty prints by well-known artists such as Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Kawanabe Kyosai, Utagawa Kunisada, and Katsushika Hokusai. Viewers will delve into the world of mythical creatures and ghostly apparitions in the Edo period. The exhibition continues through March 3, 2013.
Image: Utagawa Kunisada, Japanese, 1786-1865, The Cat Witch, color woodblock (detail).