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Friday, 7th September 2018

InsideJapan sponsors new exhibition at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

InsideJapan sponsors new exhibition at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Featuring original woodblock prints from Bristol's collection, the exhibition explores the radical developments in landscape prints made by two of Japan's best-loved artists, Hokusai and Hiroshige.

This exhibition constitutes the first in a series of three showcasing Bristol Museum's 500 strong collection of 'floating world' pictures. The second, Masters of Japanese Prints: Life in the City will run from 12th January - 12th May 2019, and the third, Masters of Japanese Prints: Nature and Seasons will run from 18th May - 8th September 2019.

To mark this exciting new collaboration, InsideJapan have put together a brand-new ukiyo-e themed self-guided adventure, Through the Floating World This two-week trip will take you to the postal towns and iconic mountains that inspired Hokusai and Hiroshige's most famous works.