Found ‘Floating’ near the Chicago River: Ukiyo-e paintings from Japan

chicago japanese art smallRunning through January 27 at the Art Institute of Chicago, Painting the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection shows off ukiyo-e paintings from the 17th through 19th century executed by the most famed artists in Edo (now Tokyo) and beyond. Above: Artist Unknown, “Female Dancers with Fans,” 1624/45. Weston Collection. Courtesy the Art Institute of Chicago.

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