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Hyper Japanesque

Hyper Japanesque assembles 8 Japanese artists whose works are modern interpretations of traditional art forms such as ceramics, printmaking, sculpting, drawing and painting. The exhibition studies how Japan and Singapore are hyper evolving countries with fast developing economies that have influenced the way cultures and traditions change with the times. 285 more words


Art on Tuesday: View of Kônodai and the Tone River

Utagawa Hiroshige I  歌川 広重 (1797–1858) painted The View of Kônodai and the Tone River 鴻の台とね川風景 as a part of his series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo… 58 more words


Art on Tuesday: Goldfish

These two lovely goldfish were painted by Ohara Kôson 小原 古邨 (1877-1945). They are swimming in a pond, in the back you see some lotus leaves and three buds. 49 more words


Art on Tuesday: Seaweed Gathering

This ukiyo-e is named The Seaweed-gathering Ritual at Nagato. It is part of the series Famous Places in the Provinces by Hokkei Totoya 北渓魚屋 (1780–1850) made in 1834/35. 103 more words


Art on Tuesday: On the Road

This ukiyo e was made by Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川 広重 (1797-1858) around 1836.
It is named Tsumago, of the series The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso kaidô 木曾街道六十九次, number 42. 38 more words


Art on Tuesday: Octopus Fishing at Takasagi

This ukiyo e by Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川 国芳 (1797-1861) was made in 1852. You see a woman reading to her cat wanting to know if she is deciding right away. 32 more words


Magpie and Magnolia

Today’s post is showing a picture of Ohara Koson (小原古邨 1877ー1945). This time it is an azure-winged magpie on a magnolia tree. The blossoms are white and pink, which represents youth and innocence. 23 more words