JAPAN MEETS THE WEST · September 12, 2014 - January 10, 2015

YOKOHAMA & MEIJI ERA PRINTS

The opening of Japan to Western trade in the 1860s and the reformation of Japanese society in the Meiji Era are revealed through this collection of 19th century Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints. The marvels of a new industrial world and the cultural contrasts of East and West are visually and historically intriguing. Please join us to view this impressive group of prints that document a pivotal moment in Japan's past.

Opening | Friday, September 12, 5 - 8pm

UTAGAWA YOSHITORA, American Woman with Her Child on Stilts, c. 1861, woodblock print

UTAGAWA YOSHITORAAmerican Woman with Her Child on Stilts, c. 1861, woodblock print