Japanese Folklore and Popular Customs Appearing in the UKIYOE SPECTACULAR

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Exhibition

Feb 20141
2:00p.m.

Nikkei National Museum
6688 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby, Alberta, V5E 4M7
Canada


Saturday, February 1, 2014, 2pm

Nikkei National Museum

Admission: $3 Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre members, seniors, students | $5 regular

The prints exhibited in the UKIYOE SPECTACULAR are a virtual gold mine of illustrations of Japanese folk beliefs, customs and playful imagination.

Examples from the xhibition will be highlighted to illustrate logographic word play (moji-asobi), pictures composed of kanji and/or kana (moji-e), cat lore and monster lore, whole creatures presented as parts of larger whole creatures, and playful teaching tools.

 

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