Making modern Japanese-style painting : Kano Hōgai and the search for images /
The Western discovery of Japanese paintings at nineteenth-century world's fairs and export shops catapulted Japanese art to new levels of international popularity. With that popularity, however, came criticism, as Western writers began to lament a perceived end to pure Japanese art and a rise i...
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- Introduction. Nihonga and the historical inscription of the modern
- Exhibitions and the making of modern Japanese painting
- In search of images
- The painter and his audiences
- Decadence and the emergence of Nihonga style
- Naturalizing the double reading
- Transmission and the historicity of Nihonga