Exhibition review – The Citi Exhibition : Manga ??? - Exhibited at the British Museum


The Citi Exhibition : Manga
British Museum
Manga Exhibition
Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
Uchida Hiromi
Matsuba Ryoko

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Suvilay, B. “Exhibition Review – The Citi Exhibition : Manga ??? - Exhibited at the British Museum”. Mutual Images Journal, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 179-81, doi:10.32926/2018.6.r.suv.exhib.


Since the British Museum is not primarily an art museum, but an institute that preserves and presents the historical products of human culture, it has some impressive collections of Japanese graphic art, dating from the 1600s to the present. Among these works, 110 are described as manga. There were also three small manga exhibitions prior to this. So, it is not surprising that this museum holds one of the largest ever exhibitions of manga outside Japan for 2019.

The three curators, Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere, Uchida Hiromi and Matsuba Ryoko, worked for [...]

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