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Art on Tuesday: Revue

Revue by Kobayakawa Kiyoshi (1986-1948), painted in 1932. Kobayakawa is known for his paintings of modern Japanese women. This girl is dancing in a red kimono, which is slightly transparent, so that you can see her arms and the left leg. 40 more words


Art on Tuesday: Beauty with Fan

Beauty with Fan of 1928 is a work of  Yamakawa Shuho  山川秀峰 (1898 – 1944), a Japanese painter born in Kyôto, who mainly painted bijin-ga, 38 more words


Art on Tuesday: Flower

This picture by the female artist Uemura Shôen 上村松園 is called 花 (hana), which means flower. It was painted in 1910. The flower motif can be seen as fallen flower petals flying in the air and fallen petals on the ground.


One of my Favourite Things, Art

My love of art includes many natural scapes including this piece entitled Centre of the Galaxy by Japanese-living-in-Toronto artist Shinya Kumazawa. What kind of art are you drawn to?

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Self-taught Japanese Sculptor Turns Old Skateboards Into Beautiful Sculptures

Haroshi Turns Old Skateboards Into Beautiful Sculptures

Japanese skateboarder and self-taught sculptor Haroshi has creatively combined his two passions by creating striking and stylish pop-culture images out of the wood of trashed skateboards. 619 more words

Art on Tuesday: After Washing Her Hair

Here you see an ukiyo e of Itô Shinsui (1898-1972), one of my favorite Japanese woodblock painter. The title is simple “After Washing her Hair” from “The Second Series of Modern Beauties”. 25 more words


Art on Tuesday: After the Bath

This ukiyo e is made by Torii Kotondo. After the Bath is its title. I like the abstract woodblock painting and the natural appearance of the woman. 23 more words