Exhibition: Manners and Modernity: Ukiyo-e and etiquette on the Seibu Railway

This exhibition runs from Fri, 24th Jan 2020 to Sun, 22nd Mar 2020. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Fri,
21st Feb 2020  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Sat,
22nd Feb 2020  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Sun,
23rd Feb 2020  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Mon,
24th Feb 2020  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Tue,
25th Feb 2020  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Wed,
26th Feb 2020  
(10am - 5:45pm)
Thu,
27th Feb 2020  
(10am - 5:45pm)

Cost: Free of Charge


Featuring courtesans, Kabuki actors and other images found in ukiyo-e woodblock prints the posters illustrate the bustle and thrill of city life in modern Japan. Humour tempers the message about how to be a well-behaved commuter. The display includes original ukiyo-e prints which depict some of the artistic influences that inspired the posters.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

Victoria and Albert Museum,

Cromwell Road, London,
SW7 2RL

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