After the Floating World: The Enduring Art of Japanese Woodblock Prints

Images carved onto wooden blocks used to create colorful prints on paper are among the most famous Japanese art forms. These prints, popular in Japan from the 17th through the 19th centuries, are known as “Ukiyo-e,” which translates as “pictures from the floating world.” “Ukiyo-e” artists produced prints in a variety of subject matter including actors in the Kabuki theater, female portraiture, folktales and mythology and landscapes.

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Date(s) - Sat, Feb 18, 2017 - Sun, May 14, 2017

Oklahoma City Museum of Art,
415 Couch Drive


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