Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A's collection of Japanese art and design is one of the largest in Britain. It includes ceramics, lacquer, arms and armour, woodwork, metalwork, textiles and dress, prints, paintings and sculpture. An active programme of acquiring modern and contemporary studio crafts has resulted in the V&A having one of the most prestigious holdings of this material outside Japan.

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Japanese Art and Design (New Edition)

Japanese Art and Design (New Edition)

The V&A's greatest treasures from the Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art shine in this newly updated overview of Japanese art from the last four cent…

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Event - Arts of East Asia: China, Korea and Japan

Mon 16 September 2013–Mon 21 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia, focussing on the ancient civilisations of
China, Korea and Japan.
Mondays, 16 September 2013 - 21 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30

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