Lui Shou-kwan was one of the most significant artists in Hong Kong during the mid-twentieth century. The paintings in this exhibition marking the anniversary of his birth are from the Ashmolean’s own collection.
PLUM BLOSSOM AND GREEN WILLOW: SURIMONO POETRY PRINTS
Some of the finest examples of Japanese printmaking in the early nineteenth century were the exquisitely printed woodblock prints called surimono. These privately published prints combined witty poems with elegant images by leading designers.