Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography

When:
September 29, 2018 @ 6:58 pm – January 21, 2019 @ 7:58 pm
2018-09-29T18:58:00-04:00
2019-01-21T19:58:00-05:00
Where:
FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM

The introduction of the printing press and photography in the 19th century challenged traditional Japanese woodblock printmakers to adapt their craft. This exhibit examines the fall and resurrection of this ancient art form as artists became influenced by the challenges of modernity.