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The Japan Art Catalogue Project | University of Sydney Library

The Japan Art Catalogue Project | University of Sydney Library The Japan Art Catalogue (JAC) project was established in 1996 to support art researchers across the globe by collecting publications related to Japanese exhibitions. These include both major exhibitions of Japanese art of all periods but also important exhibitions of Western art shown in Japan, including in particular modern and contemporary art. These include some of the most comprehensive exhibitions of such art world-wide, and the catalogues are very well illustrated and of the highest standards of production. In addition to the Japanese texts they often include texts in European languages by collaborating curators or English translations of texts by Japanese  curators. Currently managed by the National Art Centre, Tokyo, the JAC project provides access to rich and invaluable resources, most of which are not ordinarily distributed widely outside the…