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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 famous... 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...

  • Utamaroby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Si la sensualité avait un nom, elle s?appellerait sans doute Utamaro. Soulignant avec délicatesse le jardin des plaisirs que fut un temps Édo, Utamaro, par la richesse des étoffes, les longs cous de cygnes féminins, les regards énigmatiques, évoque en quelques traits la volupté de tout l?Orient. Et si certaines scènes trahissent pudiquement les jeux... more...

  • Utamaroby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Wenn die Sinnlichkeit einen Namen hätte, so würde dieser ohne Zweifel Utamaro lauten denn Utamaro beschwört in seiner Darstellung des Gartens der Freuden, der Edo (Tokio) einstmals war, mit der Pracht seiner Gewänder, den Schwanenhälsen seiner Frauen und den geheimnisvollen Blicken mit einigen wenigen Linien die sinnlichen Freuden des Orients herauf.... more...

  • Ukiyo-eby Frederick Harris

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.95

    The art of Japanese woodblock printing, known as ukiyo-e ("pictures of the floating world"), reflects the rich history and way of life in Japan hundreds of years ago. Ukiyo-e: The Art of the Japanese Print takes a thematic approach to this iconic Japanese art form, considering prints by subject matter: geisha and courtesans, kabuki actors, sumo... more...

  • The Making of a Japanese Printby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    This unique Japanese art book shows step-by-step how a Japanese woodblock prints are produced in layers. 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... more...

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

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Featuring over 100 unique prints, Modern Japanese Prints is a testament to the continuity of Japanese art and creativity. By far the most vitally creative group of artists working in Japan today, modern print-makers are truly international in appeal. Although they owe much of their heritage to the famous ukiyoe techniques of the past, they depart... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Through his elegant brush paintings and masterful woodblocks, Katsushika Hokusai (1760?1849) became one of Japan?s most internationally-renowned artists. A master of Ukiyo-e art, he single-handedly transformed the art form from a simple style focused on courtesans and famous actors into a grander style depicting the beauty of nature seen through landscapes... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    À travers ses peintures élégantes et ses estampes sur bois sublimes, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) est devenu l?un des artistes japonais les plus reconnu au monde. D?un style simple, mettant en scène des courtisanes et des acteurs célèbres, Hokusai a transformé l?art ukiyo-e en un style élaboré dépeignant la beauté de la nature au travers des représentations... more...