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Featured Collection: Japanese Prints

The Hood’s collection of more than three hundred Japanese woodblock prints is a valuable teaching resource.

Between Tradition and Modernity: The Art of Fan Tchunpi

September 7 through December 8, 2013

Recent Acquisitions: Fan Tchunpi, White Mountain Landscape, about 1960

Studying the Hood’s Japanese Prints: A Student’s Perspective

The Women of Shin Hanga: The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection of Japanese Prints

Hood Quarterly, spring 2013
Allen Hockley Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Dartmouth College, and curator of the exhibition

The Women of Shin Hanga: The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection of Japanese Prints

Hood Museum Exhibition Showcases Works from Major Promised Gift of Japanese Prints

Recent Acquisitions: Recent Group Gifts to the Collection

Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond

Hood Quarterly, autumn/winter 2010-11
25th Anniversary Issue

There is no Tibetan equivalent for the word “art” as it is defined in the West.

The closest approximation is lha dri pa—literally, “to draw a deity.” Traditionally, neither the Tibetan language nor the Tibetan cultural framework has recognized art for art’s sake, and an artist’s efficacy rests in his ability to precisely replicate an established visual language and portray the essence of a particular deity.

Wearing Wealth and Styling Identity: Tapis from Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia

Hood Quarterly, spring/summer 2009
Alex Bortolot, Assistant Curator, Special Projects

Recent Acquisitions in Photography: Hiroh Kikai, Andy Warhol, Walker Evans, Mario Cravo Neto

Hood Quarterly, autumn 2008
Emily Shubert, Assistant Curator, Special Projects


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