Nippon

Between Myth and Reality:
Arts and Culture from the
Land of the Rising Sun

Shunga

Art and Eros in Japan
during the Edo Period

Shunga

Art and Eros in Japan
during the Edo Period

October 23rd, 2010 - February 27th, 2011

Shunga is a Japanese term that literally means "images of spring"; these prints of the erotic genre flourished during the Shogun Tokugawa period, between 1603 and 1897. About 60 works including some of the genre's most important original xylographic works and printed volumes will be on exhibit.