TAASA VICTORIA – TAASA Review September 2016


This article was originally found in the September 2016 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 25, Issue 3, Page 28).

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Japanese woodblock prints study day 20 May 2016 For this all-day event we joined the NGV’s Curator of Asian Art, Wayne Crothers, to view recently acquired woodblock prints by Yoshitoshi.

Wayne also used examples from the NGV’s collection to show us the development of this technique from c.1720 to the early 20th century.

Of particular interest was a print by Sharaku, believed to be the only original woodblock print by this artist in Australia. After lunch, we travelled to the Richmond studio of contemporary Japanese woodblock print artist, Ema Shin...