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The Japanese Eye

Touring exhibition from the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

Mon 12 Jan – Sat 14 Feb 1987

Sponsored by the Japan Foundation. This exhibition of woodblock colour prints from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries includes works by Hokusai, Utamaro, Kumisada and Yoshitoshi. They illustrate the radical changes which Japan has undergone to transform itself from a feudal empire to an industrial power.