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Gallery Talk: Japan on Paper

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Aug 06 2019
Gallery Talk: Japan on Paper

Yan Yang, curatorial assistant in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, will give this gallery talk. The talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Japan on Paper, on view May 25 through August 11, 2019 in the University Study Gallery

Japan on Paper features almost 50 works spanning the history of Japanese woodblock printing, from the 17th through the 20th century; these include single-sheet prints, luxury surimono prints, printed handscrolls, and printed books by renowned designers such as Suzuki Harunobu (1725–1770), pioneer of the full-color print; landscape specialist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858); enigmatic designer Sharaku (active 1794–95); Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800); and the ever-popular Katsushika Hokusai

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$15 Adults
$13 Seniors (65+)
Free All students with a valid ID
Free Harvard ID holders (plus one guest)
Free Harvard Art Museums Members
Free Youth under 18
Free Cambridge residents (proof of residency required)
Free MTA (Massachusetts Teachers Association) Members (valid ID required)
Free Massachusetts residents, Saturdays from 10am–noon (proof of residency required)
Free Active duty military personnel, plus up to five family members, in collaboration with NEA Blue Star Museums (year round)
Free Individuals with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, plus up to five family members

Contact: 617-495-9400


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