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      Tattoos in Japanese Prints in San Francisco

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      June 17, 2019

      Monday  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (daily until August 18, 2019)

      200 Larkin Street
      San Francisco, California 94102

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      Tattoos in Japanese Prints

      Tattoos in Japanese Prints uncovers this complex interplay between ink on paper and ink on skin with more than 60 superb prints from the noted collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

      The exhibition explores the iconography Kuniyoshi and other artists selected for the tattoos in their woodblock prints, which came to adorn the bodies of real-life Japanese urban men, both laborers and dandies: lions, eagles, peonies, dragons, giant snakes, swords, the fierce Buddhist deity Fudo Myoo. These motifs — still popular today — evoked bravery, valor and strength.

      Cost: Payment required - General admission plus special exhibition admission $10.

      Categories: Education | Art Galleries & Exhibits | Museums & Attractions

      This event repeats daily until August 18, 2019: Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.