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Tokaido ukiyoe series by Hiroshige now free to share, we celebrate with five favourites

Lovers of Japanese art and history will be familiar with the world-famous set of ukiyo-e woodblock prints known as “The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido.” 340 more words


Artificial Constructs in Edo Period Japan's Art Works

Two exhibitions currently on view at the Asian Art Museum (San Francisco) show how fantastical art can be. What an artist leaves in or excludes from his/her art works can color reality. 17 more words


3rd Century: Earliest woodblock-printed fragments

Bookbinding, Miniatures, Writing and Paper
(Timeline project)

From some time before 220 – Earliest woodblock printed fragments to survive – silk printed with flowers in 3 colors (China) 42 more words


What is an artist?

In December 2014 and early January 2015, I had a few friends ask me if I wanted to rent studio space at the Hive Artists’ Hub… 617 more words


Walls of Creativity, Part 2

Continuing with this week’s photo challenge of walls, another great exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (VMFA) was that of Japanese woodblock prints. 556 more words


Noto Peninsula - Sea of Japan

Typical Sea of Japan scenery around the south-west side of the Noto Peninsular at a place called Ganmon (巌門) in Ishikawa Prefecture. Ganmon features in a woodblock print by the master artisan Ando Hiroshige.  44 more words