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JapanAmerica: Points of Contact, 1876–1970

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca


Focusing on Japan’s place in major international expositions held in the Americas from 1876 onward, and finishing with a look at Japan’s first world’s fair held in Osaka in 1970, JapanAmerica will explore the roles of art, design, and display in Japanese-American relations through a carefully selected group of objects, multimedia components, and original scholarship. Read more.

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Falcon incense burner

Falcon incense burner (ca. 1890), Tatsuhiro. Collection of the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts. Photography by David Stansbury.

Dragonfly lamp

Dragonfly lamp (ca. 1912), Clara Driscoll, designer. Collection of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. Photography by Dirk Bakker

The Iris Flowers of Hori Kiri, Tokio

The Iris Flowers of Hori Kiri, Tokio (ca. 1893), Theodore Wores. Collection of the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

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