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250 years of Japanese woodblock prints go on exhibit at San Diego Museum of Art

250 years of Japanese woodblock prints go on exhibit at San Diego Museum of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art

, in collaboration with the University of San Diego, is presenting a landmark exhibition of Japanese woodblock prints from its permanent collection. This major exhibition unveils one of the museum’s least known collections and pays tribute to San Diego’s unique role in U.S/Japan relations.

More than 400 Japanese woodblock prints — from some of the earliest examples of Ukiyo-e by Moronobu Hishikawa (ca. 1618–1694) to the work of modern print masters of the 1920s and ‘30s — will be on view at the museum from Nov. 6 through June 5.

Visitors will begin with a virtual...

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