Glimpses into the Floating World: The History of Ukiyo-E

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Glimpses into the Floating World: The History of Ukiyo-E

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Glimpses into the Floating World: The History of Ukiyo-E is based on the Museum's varied holdings of Japanese works on paper and focuses on the popular woodblock prints produced between the 17th and 19th centuries in urban Japan. Included are prints by Hiroshige, from his series One Hundred Views of Edo, which are mounted on a scroll that will be periodically readjusted to reveal new images, as well as prints by artists including Moronobu, Utamaro, Kunisada, Hokkusai, and Gekko.

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Glimpses into the Floating World: The History of Ukiyo-E  is based on the Museum's varied holdings of Japanese works on paper and focuses on the popular woodblock prints produced between the 17th and 19th centuries in urban Japan.  Included are prints by Hiroshige, from his series One Hundred Views of Edo, which are mounted on a scroll that will be periodically readjusted to reveal new images, as well as prints by artists including Moronobu, Utamaro, Kunisada, Hokkusai, and Gekko.