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Exhibition: Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered


Washington D.C., Freer Gallery of Art, April 8 – July 9, 2017.


Annika K. Johnson

Ulak, “About the Exhibition: Fantasy and Reality,” Freer | Sackler gallery of art, accessed August 8, 2017 <http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/current/utamaro/essay.php>.
 2  Julie Nelson Davis, Utamaro and the Spectacle of Beauty (London & Honolulu: Reaktion Books and the University of Hawai’i Press

“The Most Passionate of All”


Henri Vever and Japonisme in fin-de-siècle France


Willa Z. Silverman

furniture, textiles, tableware and other art objects. On Colonna, see Martin P. Eidelberg, E. Colonna: Essay (Dayton, OH: Dayton Art Institute, 1983).
 80  Of this ‘Khmer’ spectacle, Vever remarked, referencing the Javanese dancers and gamelan musicians that had fascinated many fairgoers to the 1889

Unintentional Cooperation

The Friendship Doll Mission and the Inescapable American Image of the Kimono-clad Little Japanese Girl

Terry Kita

Julie Nelson Utamaro and the Spectacle of Beauty Honolulu Reaktion Books and the University of Hawai’i Press 2007 13 Downer Lesley Madame Sadayakko: The Geisha