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Aug. 1-Sept. 27

This year marks the 250th anniversary of nishiki-e (multicolored ukiyo-e prints). Established by Harunobu Suzuki (1725-1770), nishiki-e improved on the first tinted ukiyo-e, which used just two or three colors to add warmth to illustations. Using many colors, applied with multiple blocks, the vibrancy of nishiki-e made them popular throughout Edo (present-day Tokyo).

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