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Art on Tuesday: Edo Pop - AIKO: The Making of Sunrise

Once again I want to share a short documentary video about an interesting modern painter, influenced by street art, Japanese ukiyo e and tattoo  motifs.


Art on Tuesday: Purple Hood

This picture was painted by Itô Shinsui 伊東深水 (1898-1972) in 1950.  Purple Hood . I like the expression on her face. She wears a bright winter kimono with flowers. 18 more words


solo show: Tokujin Yoshioka

I am hoping 2015 is the year kid 2 gets over Frozen. Sure, it is adorable to hear him belt out “Let It Go” and definitely hilarious when his sister meow sings it to the cat. 176 more words

Solo Show

Art on Tuesday: One Week of Japanese Art

This video is about a street art session over the duration of one week and it is an amazing video as you can see the process of how the picture is going through a  metamorphosis and what happens around the artists. 11 more words


Art on Tuesday: Beauty in the Snow

It is still in the middle of the winter, therefore I choose this  Beauty in the Snow of the Japanese painter Itô Shinsui 伊東深水 (1898-1972) for today’s post. 32 more words


Art on Tuesday: Best Wishes for the New Year

This ukiyo-e by Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川 歌麿 (1753- 1806) is about hatsu yume, the first dream of the New Year. It is a good sign, if you dream of one of the following three items:   62 more words


Art on Tuesday: Merry Christmas

This is the season for bright lights and shiny packages. It is a time for sharing love and being together. It is a time for wishing you and your family all the best.

ukiyo-e by Utagawa Kunisada 歌川 国貞 (1786-1865)