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Highlights of the Collection: Noh Theater Robe

Noh Theater Robe Detail

In the Japanese tradition of Noh theater, genders and types are revealed through traditional and ritualized actions, and are coded within the costumes. In the case of this short-sleeved silk robe, or kosode, the auspicious symbols embroidered thereon indicate the types of characters by whom it might be worn. This embroidery technique, called karaori, first […]

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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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