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Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan 

When: Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Tuesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 8 2017
Price: $6-$12, free on Friday
The Saint Louis Art Museum (www.slam.org) now has one of the world's largest collections of Meiji-period military art, thanks to a gift of more than 1,400 Japanese prints donated by Charles and Rosalyn Lowenhaupt. The new exhibition Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan includes more than 180 objects that demonstrate the technical excellence of Japanese woodblock printing before the advent of modern technological innovations. Among the works on display are many made by Kobayashi Kiyochika, the acknowledged master of print art from the Meiji era. Conflicts of Interest is on display in the main exhibition gallery Tuesday through Sunday (October 16 to January 8). Admission is $6 to $12, and free on Friday.
— Paul Friswold

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