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Art on Tuesday: Reading a Letter

This young courtesan is reading a very long letter while she is sitting on a veranda. The paper door in the background is open, so that you can see a cherry tree in full bloom. 66 more words


Art on Tuesday: Misty Spring

Torii Kotondo 鳥居言人 (1900-1976) painted this Japanese woman in a typical way of the so-called 美人画 bijin-ga (picture of beautiful woman) in 1933. The young lady wears a purple kimono with simple outlines of flowers and diverse flower patterns on the obi. 77 more words


At 104, Toko Shinoda talks about a life in art | The Japan Times

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          I seem to find another artist still working at over 90–even over 100–at least once a week. 102 more words

Art on Tuesday: Dance

Katsukawa Shunsen 勝川 春扇 (1762-1830) made this triptych named
Three Actors in Beautiful Costumes Performing a Religious Dance around 1785. Due to the age of the picture the colors are bleached. 238 more words


Keiichi Tanaami, the Alluring Visual Artist from Japan at Art Basel Hong Kong

HONG KONG – On the last day of Art Basel (March 25), known to be one of the most sensational Japanese artists, Keiichi Tanaami attended one and a half hour of forthright conversation with Mizuki Takahashi, the Senior Curator of MILL6 Foundation in Hong Kong. 554 more words


Tsukioka Yoshitoshi 月岡 芳年

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (月岡 芳年; also named Taiso Yoshitoshi 大蘇 芳年; 30 April 1839 – 9 June 1892) was a Japanese artist.He is widely recognized as the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting. 512 more words


Art on Tuesday: Cherry Blossom Time

A spring scene with cherry blossom trees in full bloom painted by Utagawa Hiroshige I (歌川 広重, 1797–1858). This ukiyo-e gives a good impression of the crowded streets in the pleasure quarters at daytime. 60 more words