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The Carmen Blacker Lecture

Yesterday we went to the British Museum to attend a talk given by Donald Keene on Carmen Blacker organised by the Japan Foundation. The lecture hall was packed even though it was a talk about a relatively unknown person. Obviously … finish reading The Carmen Blacker Lecture

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The Printed Image in China – exhibition

We went last week to see an exhibition of Chinese prints at the British Museum. The older prints were intricate and delicate while the more modern ones were vivid, colourful and were more representational. The one thing which struck me … finish reading The Printed Image in China – exhibition

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Indian Summer at the British Museum

No, it’s not about global warming. This is an exhibition of paintings from the royal collection of Jodhpur. Although they are in the miniature style the paintings are in poster size sheets. There is such a wealth of information about … finish reading Indian Summer at the British Museum

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