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Janice Katz


Janice Katz, Roger L. Weston Associate Curator of Japanese Art, joined the Art Institute in 2003 and curates the museum’s quarterly exhibitions of Japanese prints in Gallery 107. Her most recent major exhibition at the Art Institute, Painting the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection, and its accompanying catalogue focused on ukiyo-e paintings of the 17th through 20th centuries. Her publications include Japanese Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (2003) and Beyond Golden Clouds: Japanese Screens from the Art Institute of Chicago and the Saint Louis Art Museum (2009). Katz received her PhD from Princeton University in 2004. Her research focuses on paintings from the Edo period (1615–1868) and the history of art collecting in Japan.

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