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200 Japanese Woodblock Prints From Over Two Centuries in One Book

200 Japanese Woodblock Prints From Over Two Centuries in One Book

If you love Japanese art, this recent book release from Taschen is sure to pique your interest. Titled Japanese Woodblock Prints (1680- 1983), the 622-page hardcover edition chronicles over two

The Largest Collection of Japanese Prints in the US Is Moving House

Ronin Gallery, one of the leading sellers of Japanese prints with the largest collection in the US, will move into Bryant Park's Engineer's Club building.
The History of ‘The Great Wave’: Hokusai’s Most Famous Woodblock Print

The History of ‘The Great Wave’: Hokusai’s Most Famous Woodblock Print

Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa is one of the world’s most celebrated works of art. A prime example of the ukiyo-e practice, this Japanese print has inspired artists and viewers for nearly 200
This Japanese Museum Has the Most Flexible Schedule in the World

This Japanese Museum Has the Most Flexible Schedule in the World

A post shared by Rachel (@doofvader) on May 29, 2018 at 9:41pm PDT In Kyoto, there is a small museum with a sign that anyone in the workforce can probably appreciate. Called the Ukiyoe Small Museum,
Contemporary Woodblock Prints Reimagine David Bowie as Mystical Japanese Legends

Contemporary Woodblock Prints Reimagine David Bowie as Mystical Japanese Legends

When David Bowie died in 2016, fan tributes in all shapes and sizes started appearing in cities across the world to celebrate his music and life. Laid flowers, street art murals, and public
Everything You Need to Know About Hokusai, the Painter of ‘The Great Wave’

Everything You Need to Know About Hokusai, the Painter of ‘The Great Wave’

While most people instantly recognize The Great Wave off Kanagawa, some may not know anything about its eccentric creator, Katsushika Hokusai. Having produced a colossal volume of around 30,000 works
How Japanese Art Influenced and Inspired European Impressionist Artists

How Japanese Art Influenced and Inspired European Impressionist Artists

Widely known as the first modern art movement, Impressionism remains one of the most popular and prevalent forms of art today. While much of the groundbreaking genre was impressively original,