Thursday, 1:00 p.m.
Diana Chou, Ph.D., Associate Curator of East Asian Art, lectures on the exhibition Modern Japan: Prints from the Taisho Era (1912–1926) and Beyond, largely drawn from the collection, including many prints on display at the Museum for the frst time. Two major groups of artists and printmakers are the focus of this exhibition—represented are Sosaku Hanga (or Creative Print Movement), which gave a new genre for Japanese woodblock prints, and Shin Hanga (or New Print Movement).
Torii Kotondo, Combing the Hair, 1929. Woodblock. Gift of Mrs. Clark M. Cavenee. 1954.50.