Tag Archives: Ukiyo-e

Not the 36 Views of Mt. Fuji

I imagine that most folks are well acquainted with the iconic series of Japanese woodblock prints titled Thirty -Six Views of Mount Fuji. Even those who are unfamiliar with the work of Katsushika Hokusai who was a 19th century Japanese … Continue reading

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Saving Traditional Techniques

I first became enamored with traditional Japanese printmaking many years ago when I saw a show at Amsterdam’s Rijksmusem on Van Gogh’s personal collection of prints. The collection is now housed at the Van Gogh Museum. There are many steps … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Floating World

The Japanese artist who goes by the moniker Segawa Thirty-Seven  has once again released some of his wonderfully reimagined ukiyo-e woodblock paintings and prints. The new series of gifs adds elements of 21st century tech to liven-up the original 19th century scenes.  

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