EDO POP: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints

EDO POP: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints

On exhibit now at the Japan Society, Edo Pop – The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints.
 Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from masters like Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture.

On May 12 the Japan Society is hosting a family-friendly printmaking workshop inspired by the works found in Edo Pop. Included is a discussion of selected works in the exhibition and an explanation of woodblock printmaking techniques. A printmaking workshop devoted to a variety of techniques follows, with time for show-and-tell with all participants.

Gallery Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 11 am-6 pm; Fri. 11 am-9 pm; Sat. & Sun. 11 am-5 pm; closed Mon. & major holidays. Docent-led walk-in tours are conducted Tues.-Sun. at 12:30 pm.
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, New York 10017

Celebrate and Create! Japan at the MET

Ponder the sights and sounds of nature—bugs, insects, flowers, water, and trees—in the exhibition Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art. Join a gallery conversation, discover how a Japanese screen is made, and create your own Rinpa-inspired artwork. Materials are provided.

Teen Programs (Ages 11–18)
Saturday, October 20, 2:00–5:00 p.m.
Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education.

Free, but registration is required.