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Highlights of the Collection: Noh Theater Robe

Noh Theater Robe Detail

The robe is decorated with wisteria flowers and fans with maple leaves, motifs dating back to the Heian period (c. 794–1185 CE) and associated with feminine refinement, elegance, and sensitivity.

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The Floating World of Video Games

Blooming Tree

Ukiyo-e and video games both went through a similar artistic evolution. Like ukiyo-e, video games have grown in cultural value.

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Interns’ Show: Ancient & Modern Japan, Opening Mar. 21, Gallery 112

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As Western influence grew in the 20th century, the Japanese incorporated foreign styles into their art. This show, curated by Gallery interns, opens at Gallery 112, 3/21 @ 5:30 pm .

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