Monday, March 23, 2009

Manga At The Royal Academy


The thoroughly modern looking image of a samurai was actually created in 1848 by printmaker Utagawa Kuniyoshi. The image is from an exhibit at London's Royal Academy of Arts, Mangaisme - The New Japonisme? Comics As Cultural Heritage And Global Phenomenon, which runs March 21 to June 7. I wish I could go.

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