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Art on Tuesday: The Fox Game

The three geisha-girls are playing a hand-game called kitsune-ken 狐拳, it is comparable to rock-paper-scissor, a hand-game which is original Japanese and was adapted by the West. 53 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Sunset across the Ryôgoku Bridge


Today’s post shows another picture of the series 36 views of Mount Fuji by Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 of 1830. It is called 御厩川岸より両国橋夕陽見 Sunset across the Ryôgoku Bridge at the Sumida River… 52 more words

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The art of Yoshitaka Amano

The art of Yoshitaka Amano

The art of Yoshitaka Amano is a japanese illustrator and character artist. Born in Shizuoka City, Japan on July 28 1952. 102 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Mount Fuji seen from the Inume Pass

This ukiyo-e is part of the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji 富嶽三十六景. It is picture number eight: Mount Fuji seen from the Inume Pass in Kôshû 103 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Hot Spring Hotel

A woman at a Hot Spring Hotel 温泉宿 made by Hashiguchi Goyô 橋口 五葉 (1880-1921) in his later years. The woodblock print has an interesting effect due to the contrast of the use of monochromatic white on the person in front and the colored background showing a plant in full bloom. 22 more words

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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

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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

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