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'Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France'

Jun 7, 2016

'Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France'

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June 14-July 31 The French term “toile de jouy” translates as the “cloth from Jouy-en-Josas,” a chintz-producing town in the south-west suburbs of Paris, and it refers to a specific style of textile that was used for both clothing and furnishings. These monochromatic printed ...

'The Fascination of Nakamura Fusetsu'

May 10, 2016

'The Fascination of Nakamura Fusetsu'

Until July 24 It has been 150 years since the birth of painter, calligrapher and book cover designer Fusetsu Nakamura (1866-1943), the subject of the Nakamuraya Salon Museum of Art’s current solo show. Divided into five sections charting his career, “The Fascination of Nakamura ...

'Roman Wall Painting in Pompeii'

May 3, 2016

'Roman Wall Painting in Pompeii'

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Until July 3 Mount Vesuvius’ most famous eruption buried the ancient Roman town of Pompeii with a thick layer of volcanic ash almost 2,000 years ago. Rediscovered in the 18th century, the murals that were preserved beneath the ash continue to capture the world’s ...