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The best art and exhibitions in June 2019—Manga and Vuillard

Plus Lebanese artist Huguette Caland at Tate St Ives

Noda Satoru, Golden Kamuy, 2014 onwards. © Satoru Noda/SHUEISHA

Noda Satoru, Golden Kamuy, 2014 onwards. © Satoru Noda/SHUEISHA


British Museum, 23rd May to 26th August

Today a multi-billion pound global industry, Manga, the Japanese comic book art form, traces back to 1200, when an anonymous artist with a satirical sense of humour produced the Handscrolls of Frolicking Animals, with monkeys and rabbits disporting like humans. It is in the 20th century, however, that Manga became such a powerful cultural force, gripping the Japanese with its gender- and species-fluid characters…

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