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Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum Summer 2013 Exhibition: The Work of Toun Shishido

Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum Summer 2013 Exhibition: The Work of Toun Shishido

As preparations for Kyoto’s Gion Festival get under way, Kyoto Seishu Netsuke Art Museum is offering visitors to the old capital the opportunity to admire one of Japan’s most intriguing art forms. Netsuke miniature sculpture originated in the Edo period, an age of flourishing arts and culture. They were used as a fastener to suspend …

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