The exhibition entitled ‘Japanese Women Artists before and after World War II, 1930s-1950s’ held at Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts from October to December 2001 features 137 works by 48 female artists. Majority of them practiced western oil paintings, while some worked within the nihonga (Japanese-style painting) tradition or adopted new technique such as photography or collage. The present catalogue includes essays written in Japanese with English summaries, artist biographies, chronology and bibliography.

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Onsite

Location code EX.JAP.JWA
Language

English, 

Japanese

Publication/Creation date

2001

No of pages

189

ISBN / ISSN

Nil

No of copies

1

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
Japanese Women Artists, their Position and Politics - Mainly Oil Painting Artists before and after World War II

- Reiko KOKATSU, 小勝禮子

Japanese Painting and Women Painters

- Shinji HASHIMOTO

The Activities of Women Nihongaka, Japanese-Style Painters Outside the Government Exhibitions

- Kaoru SUZUKI

Nyonin Geijutsu and Women Artists

- Akiko OGATA

Japanese Women Artists before and after World War II, 1930s-1950s
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Japanese Women Artists before and after World War II, 1930s-1950s

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