Nostalgia as Remedy: Modernity and Sentimentality in Japanese Woodblock Prints of the Meiji Era

Christina M. Spiker, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History and curator of the current exhibition, Nostalgic Femininity, will discuss the broader historical and social contexts that inform the relationship between nostalgia and feminine imagery in the work of Japanese printmaker Yōshū Chikanobu and his peers. Learn about print styles from late nineteenth-century Japan using examples from St. Catherine University's Archives & Special Collections.

Client: The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Catherine University Date: May 13, 2019 Services: St. Paul, Minnesota

Launch Project

A video of the lecture can be watched on The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery website.

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