Online Exhibitions

Kiyochika Exhibition

Kobayashi Kiyochika: On the Threshold of Modern Times

An exhibition of woodblock prints by the influential Meiji-period self-taught artist, Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915).
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Mirror Mirror Exhibition

MIRROR MIRROR: Reflecting Beauty in Japanese Prints and Paintings

An exhibition exploring representations of the mirror, both as a theme itself and as a visual metaphor for viewing other subjects in floating world imagery.
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Darkening Skies exhibition

Darkening Skies: The Tumultuous Times of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

A continuation of our March 2017 single-artist exhibition on Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) drawing from a collection assembled over a period of nearly ten years and recently published in a full-color catalogue illustrating 180 woodblock prints, the September show will focus on the dynamic and tumultuous times in which Yoshitoshi lived as reflected in some of his more violent imagery.
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Paul Binnie Body Illustrated

The Body Illustrated: Woodblock Prints, Paintings & Drawings by Paul Binnie

An exhibition inspired by the completion of Paul Binnie's beloved series A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo (Edo Zumi hyaku shoku) with a comprehensive exploration of the artist's nude and tattoo subjects in a variety of media.
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Yoshitoshi

YOSHITOSHI

We are pleased to announce that for our next gallery exhibition we will be featuring the woodblock prints of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), one of the last great ukiyo-e artists of the 19th century.
Fully illustrated catalogue available.
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Imagery of the Kabuki Theater

Strike a Pose: Spectacular Imagery of the Kabuki Theater, Part I

An exhibition which presents an array of imagery related to one of Japan's most distinctive, and yet possibly least understood, cultural exports: the kabuki theater.
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Kabuki Theater, Part II

Strike a Pose: Spectacular Imagery of the Kabuki Theater, Part II

A 20th century supplement of nearly 40 additional prints including works by Natori Shunsen, Hasegawa Sadanobu III, and a comprehensive survey of kabuki prints by Paul Binnie produced early in his career while living in Japan and inspired by his work as an earphone guide at the Kabukiza in Tokyo.
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Summer Exhibition 2016

Summer 2016

For our gallery exhibition during the steamy summer months we present a cooling compilation of watery subjects found in paintings and woodblock prints.
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Courtesan and Customer at the Ibaraki-ya House

Ukiyo-e Tales: Stories from the Floating World

This exhibition will take us back to the golden age of ukiyo-e and will feature works by the most important artists of the late 18th and up to the mid-19th century. We will focus predominately on images of beauties and the layers of meaning and stories that are conveyed via subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) clues found in the compositions.
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Kogan

2015: 20th Century Japanese Prints & Paintings, the 15th Anniversary Exhibition

An exhibition celebrating our 15th year in New York, as well as the 100th anniversary of the birth of shin-hanga.
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Kacho Fugetsu
Rain on Izumi Bridge

Dark & Stormy: Evocative Images for Uncertain Times

An exhibition primarily of landscape woodblock prints depicting nocturnal views.
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Shunga

Erotic Art of Japan: Everybody's Doing It

An exhibition primarily of woodblock prints known as shunga (lit. 'spring pictures').
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Kiyoshi

Uncovered and Discovered: The Nude Figure in Modern Japanese Prints

This presentation is devoted to exploring the Japanese response to the classical Western idealization of the nude figure in a work of art.
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Binnie Flowers detail

Paul Binnie: Flowers of a Hundred Years

An ongoing large format bijin series by Paul Binnie lavishly printed utilizing embossing, multiple over-printings, bokashi, various types of mica, silver and bronze metallic pigments, and 23 carat gold leaf details.
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Okuni
Sakai Hoitsu, Peonies

RINPA: Classical Connections

An exhibition devoted to Rinpa (or Rimpa), a highly stylized genre of painting, calligraphy, and decorative arts (including ceramic and lacquer designs).
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Sacred Sutras

Sacred Sutras and Profane Pledges

An exhibition devoted to the art of Japanese calligraphy.
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Blue Prints

Blue Print

An exhibition inspired simply by the color blue— a hue which actually played a pivotal role in the development of Japanese woodblock printmaking in the 19th century.
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Monogatari tales of Japan

MONOGATARI: Tales of Japan

An exhibition of paintings, woodblock prints and netsuke devoted to the art of story-telling.
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10th anniversary exhibition, Part 2

2010: 20th century Japanese Prints and Paintings, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Part II

A continuation of our exhibition which examines the intertwining development of Japanese woodblock prints from the early to mid-20th century by artists who designed shin-hanga (lit. 'new prints') and sosaku-hanga (lit. 'creative prints')
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Paul Binnie from Painting to Prints and Back

Paul Binnie: Paintings to Prints and Back Again

A special exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by Paul Binnie scheduled to commemorate a prestigious commission which Paul is presenting to the New York Print Club in September 2010.
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10th anniversary exhibition

2010: 20th century Japanese Prints and Paintings, 10th Anniversary Exhibition

This exhibition is a reflection of the gallery's continuing interest in the intertwining development of Japanese woodblock prints from the early to mid-20th century by artists who designed shin-hanga (lit. 'new prints') and sosaku-hanga (lit. 'creative prints')
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triptychs

Side by Side by Side: Ukiyo-e Triptychs

An exhibition of multi-panel woodblock prints dating from the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Daruma

Sacred Symbols in Profane Japan

An exhibition of paintings and religious objects of devotion which explores spiritual imagery in Japanese Art.
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Hokusai woodblock prints

HOKUSAI woodblock prints

Devoted to the woodblock prints of the master ukiyo-e landscape artist, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849).
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Nihonga Beauties

Nihonga Beauties

This exhibition is focused on the bijin (beautiful women) paintings of Nihonga artists in the first few decades of the 20th century.
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Netsuke and Inro

Netsuke and Inro

An exhibition of Netsuke and Inro in recognition of the long-awaited return of the International Netsuke Society's convention to New York City.
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kikumon

Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, 11am - 5pm, by appointment.

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November 13, 2018

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