June 26 – August 12 Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
This exhibition features 245 Asian and European classical prints dating from the 16th to the 21st 1st century, including about 30 Chinese woodblock ock paintings from the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing ing (16441911) dynasties, 140 Japanese Ukiyo-e prints and 70 European copper plate etchings and woodblock dblock paintings.
The exhibition presents representative and d relevant prints from China, Japan and Europe across five centuries. By observing and comparing those masterpieces, erpieces, artistic features and cultural connotations of the ages are preserved, documenting the aesthetics and cultural ltural value of the art. The exhibition narrates the historical cal context of development of the prints with an eye on fostering greater art exchange between the East and the e West.
The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai, woodblock painting, 24.3×37.2cm, 1804-1807.
Poster for Dunhuang Mural Special Exhibition.