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With the growing popularity of high-tech art, such as digital media and installations, engraving woodblock prints might seem primitive and old-fashioned. Many Japanese, in fact, associate woodblock printing with older-generation artisans, who they imagine slave fastidiously over works in the silence of a gloomy studio.

Designed to shake up this stereotypical perception of printmaking, this exhibition offers an array of modern interpretations and applications of printmaking. Most of the works on show were created by young up-and-coming artists, such as Asuka Irie, a copperplate engraver who is becoming known for her use of collage-like compositions; Feb. 23- March 24.

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