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Art April, 29 2010

Kuniyoshi’s ‘Graphic Heroes, Magic Monsters’ At The Japan Society Gallery

On view through June 13, 2010, at the Japan Society Gallery, Kuniyoshi’s ‘Graphic Heroes, Magic Monsters’ covers the work of Utagawa Kuniyoshi.

About the exhibition -

Utagawa Kuniyoshi’s vivid scenes from history and legend, wildly popular 150 years ago, are a major influence on the work of today’s manga and anime artists. This exhibition features over 130 dramatic depictions of giant spiders, skeletons and toads; Chinese ruffians; women warriors; haggard ghosts; and desperate samurai combat.

A fantastic and full review has been published in The Bee.

The Japan Society Gallery is at 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY.

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