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Art on Tuesday: Hairdresser

Kitagawa Utamarô 喜多川歌麿 (1753 – 1806), one of the most talented ukiyo-e artist painted this scene of two women, which is a picture of the series “Twelve types of women’s handicraft”.


Art on Tuesday: Reading

Kikugawa Eizan 菊川 英山 (1787 – 1867), a very skilled ukiyô-e artist and painter called his picture “Courtesan reading poet Ono no Komachi’s biography” (1812). The book is about… 11 more words


Art on Tuesday: Hair dressing

Dressing her Hair by Kobayakawa Kiyoshi (1896-1948), painted in 1931. He is known for his pictures of beautiful women of the 1930′s in modern style.


KIMONOS ON MONDAY (Week #25): The art prints of Haruyo Morita

This week, I want to share some of the art prints available from Japanese artist Haruto Morita.  She creates beautiful images, many of which feature lovely Japanese women in kimono! 147 more words


Art on Tuesday: Shower of Cherry Blossoms

This is a postcard. The title of the picture is Sakura Fubuki – Shower of Cherry Blossoms made by an unknown painter in 1940. It is showing a young girl with a ware-shinobu hairstyle, typical for a maiko. 8 more words



It takes a a certain type of individual to accept that as women, we are a variety package. We always have been,  however the world is built upon a certain type of screwed up conservatism which allows female expression to flower on one hand, and then pulls the proverbial threads from out under our feet once we show the contours of our colourful dreams. 459 more words

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