Ukiyo-e Ota Memorial Museum of Art
Japanese woodcuts are probably the finest expression of the ukiyo-e movement.
The era’s famous ukiyo-e or “floating world” woodblock prints reflect the centrality of water to the life of the city.
The first work he ever bought, he recalled, was an ukiyo-e print of Edo, by Utagawa Hiroshige, which is too delicate for him to display in his house.
Stop by the Chiba City Museum of Art to see ukiyo-e and traditional Japanese ink paintings.
The movement was also partly inspired by a vogue for the linear patterns of Japanese prints (ukiyo-e).
Hokusai embodied in his long lifetime the essence of the Ukiyo-e school of art during its final century of development.
Whether it's Renaissance masterpieces, abstract contemporary art or ukiyo-e you're into, you're sure to find them at one of these fine museums.
Art Nouveau graphic designs often utilized stylized abstract shapes, contoured lines, and flat space inspired by Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints.
Japanism depended upon the careful study of imported works of Japanese art, usually recent popular prints (Ukiyo-e) rather than important older paintings.
It shared favor with traditional Chinese-style ink painting as well as a new artistic style called ukiyo-e, paintings depicting the life of common people.
The earliest contemporary record of Hokusai dates from the year 1778, when, at the age of 18, he became a pupil of the leading ukiyo-e master, Katsukawa Shunshō.
The origins of manga can be traced back to the Edo Period (1600-1868), a time when rates of literacy were high and books containing ukiyo-e art were particularly popular.
The late Seizo Ota, chairman of Toho Mutual Life Insurance, began collecting ukiyo-e prints after he saw that Japan was losing its traditional art to Western museums and collectors.
Spread across thirteen monitors, this hand-drawn and digitally composed mural showcases Tokyo Skytree and its surroundings in a distinct style reminiscent of an Edo-era ukiyo-e (woodblock) print.
Mt Fuji has inspired generations of artists including Hokusai in his ukiyo-e masterpiece ‘The Great Wave Off Kanagawa’, which is why the landmark is considered a source of artistic inspiration by Unesco.
The store’s interior charmingly blends modern Japanese design touches like muted earth tones and timber and bamboo textures with homely traditional elements like daruma dolls, maneki-neko lucky cats and ukiyo-e paintings.
There are now dozens of murals in the area, but two of our favourites are the towering shamisen player by Californian artist ARYZ, which was inspired by Japanese ukiyo-e woodcut print, and a beautiful blue flower by Japanese unit Hitotzuki.
His figure work becomes more powerful but increasingly less delicate; there is greater attention to classical or traditional themes (especially of samurai, or warriors, and Chinese subjects) and a turning away from the contemporary Ukiyo-e world.
Japan has a long, varied art tradition, but it is particularly celebrated for its ceramics—it has one of the oldest pottery practices in the world—and for its paintings on hanging scroll, folded screen, folding-fans, and fusuma (sliding door or walls); its calligraphy; its woodblock prints, especially those of the ukiyo-e genre (“pictures of the floating world”); its timber-frame architecture; its lacquerware; its jade carving; its textiles; and its metalwork.
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Japan has a long varied art tradition but it is particularly celebrated for its ceramics—it has one of the oldest pottery practices in the world—and for its paintings on hanging scroll folded screen folding-fans and fusuma sliding door or walls its calligraphy its woodblock prints especially those of the ukiyo-e genre pictures of the floating world its timber-frame architecture its lacquerware its jade carving its textiles and its metalwork