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Pacific Asia Museum

Exhibition Detail
The Samurai Re-Imagined: From Ukiyo-e to Anime
46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena , CA 91101


February 19th, 2009 - August 9th, 2009
 
Samurai 7, Samurai 7, 2004
© Toshifumi Takizawa, Pacific Asia Museum
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The Samurai Re-Imagined explores the roots of the popular Japanese art forms of manga (graphic novels) and anime (animation) in the traditional arts of Japan by examining images of the iconic warrior, the samurai. By juxtaposing depictions of samurai in Edo era woodblock prints, ink paintings, historical photographs, animation cels and drawings, original manga panels, and toys, the exhibition will demonstrate the ongoing links between fine art and popular culture in Japan.


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