Godai: Japanese Woodcuts

Hokusai, Old view of the pontoon Bridge at Sano in Kozuke Province
Hokusai, Old view of the pontoon Bridge at Sano in Kozuke Province

In the late 19th-century there was a craze in Europe for Japanese prints, notably in the style known as okiyo-e, meaning ‘pictures of the floating world’ (think Hokusai). Brighton & Hove Museums has a beautifully preserved collection of such works: here’s a rare opportunity to see them.

Godai: Japanese Woodcuts
Hove Museum of Creativity
Brighton & Hove
Until November 12

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brightonmuseums.org.uk