Posts tagged with 'Edo Pop'
Keiko Gordon will be delivering kimono demonstrations at the Lady Lever Art Gallery at 2pm on 2nd and 16th September as part of our Edo Pop: Japanese print exhibition programme. Pre-booking is essential and tickets are now available for both sessions for free.
2nd September – fully booked
16th September – fully booked
You can add your name to the waiting list, in case of any cancellations by clicking the links.
Keiko’s beautiful handmade accessories, which are made from kimonos are on sale in the Gallery shop.
25 July 2017 by Jo Keenan
Sally-Anne Hickman is an illustrator who began creating comics in 2001.
She will be delivering two Manga workshops for young people aged 13 years + and adults at the Gallery on 6 August and 9 September as part of the Edo Pop: Japanese Prints exhibition.
18 July 2017 by Frank Milner
I’m very fond of certain Sumo wrestling prints -I especially like this one which shows Shiranui Koemon ,the 11th Yokosuna or Grand Champion (in the middle). He’s crossing the Sumida River in the city of Edo (now Tokyo) on his way to the Eko-in Temple where he going to fight. Read more…
21 June 2017 by Eleanor Webster
Last month the eagerly anticipated Edo Pop exhibition launched at Lady Lever Art Gallery, bringing to life the energy and spirit of 19th century Edo (now Tokyo) through a collection of 50 woodblock prints. Loaned from local collector Frank Milner, the vibrant and colourful prints were ‘mass produced’ by hand by leading printmakers such as Kuniyoshi, Kunisada and Kunichika, and were very sought after by fans of Edo’s popular culture. Read more…
11 May 2017 by Andrew Bullock
Edo Pop is coming soon to the Lady Lever Art Gallery and we can’t wait.
The exhibition features 19th century Japanese wood block prints that explore tales of celebrity which wouldn’t seem out of place in the pages of today’s gossip magazines. Read more…