by Keara Wood
The first thing you see when you walk into Kittredge’s Hiroshige prints exhibit, titled “Traversing the Urban Landscape Through the Floating World of Japanese Prints,” are two seemingly identical pieces hanging up on the wall.
However, upon closer inspection, the eye can detect minute differences between the two pieces. The wall tag next to the works states that “these prints are a perfect example of how no two ‘original’ copies of a woodblock print are exactly the same.”…
Image courtesy The Puget Sound Trail/Emma Jones