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Undercurrents in the Floating World

Sarah E. Thompson

Undercurrents in the Floating World

censorship and Japanese prints

by Sarah E. Thompson

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Published by Asia Society Galleries in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Color prints, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Exhibitions,
    • Ukiyoe -- Exhibitions,
    • Color prints -- Censorship -- Japan -- Exhibitions,
    • Color prints -- Political aspects -- Japan -- Exhibitions,
    • Erotic prints, Japanese -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSarah E. Thompson, Harry Harootunian.
      ContributionsHarootunian, Harry D., 1929-, Asia Society. Galleries.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNE1321.8 .T48 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1568225M
      ISBN 100878480749
      LC Control Number91058105
      OCLC/WorldCa25175969

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Morgan Babst. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.One of the most enduring art forms that arose from the Floating World is the ukiyo-e, literally "Floating World picture," the famed Japanese woodblock print. Colorful and beautifully crafted, the woodblock prints originated as inexpensive advertising posters for kabuki performances or teahouses.