Keinen Kachō Gafu: The Bird and Flower Prints of Keinen Imao
January 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2023
Flora: Keinen Imao, features a collection of historic ukiyo-e, woodblock prints, focused on the printmaking tradition of kacho-e, or bird and flower pictures, from Japanese artist, Keinen Imao. He is best known for Bird and Flower Albums by Keinen (Keinen Kacho Gafu, 1891), a set of 4 volumes with 40 prints each, one of which will be featured in the exhibition.
Image Credit: Keinen Imao (1845-1923), Ryukyu Flycatchers and Holly, from the series Keinen’s Flower-and-Bird Painting Manual (Keinen Kacho Gafu), woodblock print. 1892.