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  • Japanese Woodblock Printsby Andreas Marks; Stephen Addiss

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 49.95

    Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e , are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, Japanese Woodblock Prints provides a detailed survey of all the major... more...

  • The Making of a Japanese Printby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Woodblock printing is at the same time a very simple and a very complicated art. It is simple by modern standards because no machinery, not even a press, is used. The finished print in this book and the pages which so graphically present its development in color are produced by photo-offset from original woodblocks. more...

  • Modern Japanese Prints: An Art Rebornby Oliver Statler; James A. Michener

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Western art-lovers and students of the Orient have long championed the glories of traditional Japanese art. Almost unknown to the West, however, a relatively new and most active school of Japanese artists has for three generations been turning out some of the most exciting work to appear on the world's artistic horizon in many years?the modern Japanese... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Mikhail Uspensky

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    The art of the Ukiyo-e reflected the artistic expression of an isolated civilisation which, when it became accessible to the West, significantly influenced a number of European artists. The three masters of Ukiyo-e, Hokusai, Utamaro and Hiroshige, are united here for the first time to create a true reference on Japanese art. The three masters rank... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Mikhail Uspensky

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    El arte del Ukiyo-e es la expresión artística de una civilización aislada que, cuando se convirtió en algo accesible para Occidente, influyó de manera significativa a un gran número de artistas europeos. Los tres maestros de este género: Hokusai, Utamaro e Hiroshige, se reúnen aquí por primera vez generando un verdadero marco de referencia del arte... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Mikhail Uspensky

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Si le ravissant « Pays du soleil levant » devait, lors d?une de ces éruptions volcaniques qui le menacent d?extinction, sombrer à jamais dans les profondeurs de l?océan, il continuerait de vivre pour nous à travers le trait magique d?Utagawa Hiroshige. En contemplant ses paysages, les ailes légères de l?imagination nous portent vers un pays d?averses... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Mikhail Uspensky

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Wenn das Land der aufgehenden Sonne in einem der häufigen Erdbeben für immer im Meer versinken sollte, würde es durch den magischen Pinsel Hiroshiges für uns dennoch fortleben. Wenn wir seine Landschaften betrachten, trägt uns unsere Fantasie in ein Land der Regenschauer und der Sonnenuntergänge, in ein Märchenreich, in dem in tausend Prismen... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Katsushika Hokusai ist ohne Zweifel der seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im Westen berühmteste Künstler Japans. Die Werke Hokusais spiegeln die künstlerischen Ausdrucksformen einer isolierten Kultur wider. Gleichzeitig war er einer der ersten japanischen Künstler, der in Europa Bekanntheit erlangte und großen Einfluss auf impressionistische... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Katsushika Hokusai ist ohne Zweifel der seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im Westen berühmteste Künstler Japans. Die Werke Hokusais spiegeln die künstlerischen Ausdrucksformen einer isolierten Kultur wider. Gleichzeitig war er einer der ersten japanischen Künstler, der in Europa Bekanntheit erlangte und großen Einfluss auf impressionistische... more...

  • Utamaroby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    If sensuality had a name, it would be without doubt Utamaro. Delicately underlining the Garden of Pleasures that once constituted Edo, Utamaro, by the richness of his fabrics, the swan-like necks of the women, the mysterious looks, evokes in a few lines the sensual pleasure of the Orient. If some scenes discreetly betray lovers? games, a great number... more...