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Six decades on, Japanese printmaking show still captures zeitgeist

Annual exhibit brings modern techniques to traditional art

"Birthday" by Kunio Kaneko, 2019 woodcut, 39 by 58 cm, ed 150. (Courtesy of the College Women's Association of Japan)

TOKYO -- Ukiyo-e woodblock prints depicting the "floating world" of Japan between the 17th to 19th centuries have probably done more than any other artistic form in popularizing Japanese art beyond its borders.

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