July 2023 Message from the Executive Director

As we enter July I resume my role as Executive Director at the Sainsbury Institute following a tremendously valuable period of study leave. It seems a fitting time of year for this to take place, given that we have just passed this year’s summer solstice, which marks the longest day of the year, the changing […]

Ishibashi Foundation Digital Futures: Report on a Research Trip to Amsterdam

Following their previous visit to Paris in the spring, the group of young scholars involved in the Ishibashi Foundation Digital Futures Project embarked on their second research trip to Amsterdam from 14th – 17th  June. Dr Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer, Lecturer in Japanese Arts, Cultures, and Heritage at the Sainsbury Institute, organised and led the trip. The […]

Report on the talk “Drawings by Hokusai and His Students at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston”

I was delighted to attend the Sainsbury Institute’s Third Thursday Lecture on 15th June 2023, held by Sarah Thompson, Curator at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Her lecture focused on “Drawings by Hokusai and His Students at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston”. Thompson highlighted one of the most promising areas of Hokusai research […]