The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston showcases ukiyo-e woodblock prints by renowned artists Utagawa Kunisada (known for realism and portraits of Kabuki actors) and Utagawa Kuniyoshi (whose supernatural designs foreshadowed manga and anime). This exhibition features a selection of 100 works drawn entirely from the MFA’s preeminent Japanese collection, including large, multi-sheet images. Visitors are encouraged to decide for themselves who has prevailed in this artistic rivalry.
Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs Kunisada
On display through December 10, 2017 at Museum of the Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115