How Japanese Woodcuts Inspired a Western Art Movement Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh viewed Japan as a paradise where everyone loved art, and wished to replicate this ideal in the south of France. [...]
From the Streets of Paris: Nineteenth Century Lithographs, Nightlife and the Development of Modern Advertising
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The Saint Louis Art Museum presents Japonisme in the Graphic Arts, an exhibition of 10 works on paper demonstrating the impact that Japanese color woodblock prints had on Western printmaking in [...]