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The Important Shunga Exhibition of the British Museum in 2013/2014

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Stylish promo for the shunga exhibition of the British Museum 2013/2014 The exciting and amusing (look at the very end for the cat!) promo trailer published by the British Museum. The comprehensive shunga exhibition was called ‘Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art’.  It featured rare works including some excellent scroll paintings by Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), […]

Kawanabe Kyosai: The Comical Erotic World of a Shunga Genius (Part 2)

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Creative Prowess In 1993, the British Museum held a major Kawanabe Kyosai exhibition, and since then his work has witnessed a re-evaluation. One of the last painters in the Kanõ school, he is now recognized as one of the final ukiyo-e masters. In the realm of shunga, his creative prowess equals earlier Edo-period masters like […]

Kawanabe Kyosai: The Comical Erotic World of a Shunga Genius (P1)

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The phenomenal Meiji artist Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889) who was born to a samurai family after that class had lost its power and influence, was famous for using his art as an instrument of political protest against many of the new government’s acts, and was even arrested for it. Completely Original Not only did he create arguably […]

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