‘The moon has
prints on display and subject of lecture
color woodblock prints, often known as Ukiyo-e, or pictures of
the floating world, are among the most collected and appreciated
genres of Japanese art in both Japan and the United States. The
U.Va. Art Museum possesses a striking collection of these prints
from the 19th century. About 60 of the museum’s 300 prints
are featured in the exhibition, “The Moon Has No Home,”
on display through March 7.
In conjunction with the exhibit, Japanese art historian Sandy
Kita of the University of Maryland, who co-curated the exhibit,
will give a gallery talk, “Edo Then, America Now: Understanding
Japanese Prints and Their Appeal,” on Nov. 23 at 2 p.m.
in the museum.
For details, call 924-3592 or visit www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.