A landmark exhibition at the Smart Museum of Art takes a fresh look at the art of Japan’s Meiji era (1868–1912), four remarkable decades that propelled the country into the modern era. See more information and visit us for Meiji Modern: 50 Years of New Japan.

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Feature photo: Watanabe Nobukazu (1872–1944), Bronze Statue of SaigōTakamori in Ueno Park, Tokyo, 1899. Ukiyo-e woodblock-printed vertical ōban triptych, ink and color on paper, overall: 14 1/2 × 28 in. (36.8 × 71.1 cm), each sheet: 14 1/2 × 9 3/4 in. (36.8 × 24.8 cm). Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, Gift of Irwin Lavenberg, The Lavenberg Collection of Japanese Prints, 2021:36.453a–c.