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TOKYO: Art & Photography Exhibition at the Ashmolean

TOKYO: Art & Photography Exhibition is a major exhibition at the Ashmolean. It explores Japan’s capital city through the varied and vibrant arts it has generated over 400 years, from its beginnings as the headquarters of the Tokugawa shoguns in the early 1600s to the sprawling modern metropolis and dynamic centre of art, photography and design it is today.

Dante: The Invention of Celebrity

Ashmolean Museum 35 Beaumont StreetOxford,

On the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, this exhibition explores Dante’s influence on art and culture from his own time right up to the present. It includes works by Botticelli, William Blake, Salvador Dali and Tom Phillips RA, and new work by the world’s first AI artist, Ai-Da.

In Praise of Hands: Woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara

Ashmolean Museum 35 Beaumont StreetOxford,

This exhibition explores the work of distinguished printmaker Naoko Matsubara (b. 1937), who donated 100 works to the Ashmolean in 2019. The human hand is a theme that Naoko has explored since the birth of her son in 1973.