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Fisherman by Yamamoto Kanae, 1904

1904 woodcut via wikicommons Advertisements

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During a recent postcard sort out found this one from HAYASHI Takahiko, from gallery Hitsuji Garo in Niigata, memories of the buskers of  Furumachi arcade. http://takahikohayashi.tumblr.com/ Hitsuji Garo in Niigata

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Tabi Miyage Dai 1 – Shu, Mutsu-Tsuta Onsen

can’t stop myself studying this from Kawase Hasui, PD via wikicommons. currently in the Brooklyn Museum.    

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Carl Randall – Shibuya

Carl Randall was awarded the BP Travel Award 2012 as he travelled the Tokaido Highway and his recent exhibition is just about winding up at the National Portrait Gallery, (until 15th September), above image via Wikimedia Commons, so I hope … Continue reading

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Senju Ohashi

Senju Ohashi, (1913), by Tobari Kogan via Wikimedia commons, an expressway from a hundred years ago.

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Chimei Hamada

This week’s edition of NHK’s Nichibi featured a profile and interview with avant garde engraver and sculptor Chimei Hamada, head over to Hiro Gallery’s pages for biographical details and galleries of his etchings and sculptures.

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Kumi Machida

  Book tidying this afternoon and came across this book on Kumi Machida which I think has now slipped out of print, published by Walter Konig in association with Kestner gesellschaft. German/Japanese/English text. Biography and gallery at Nishimura Gallery and Takahashi Collection

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Tanabata

Tanabata from 名所江戸百景  

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Yokoyama Matsusaburō – Self Portrait

  Yokoyama Matsusaburō, (1838 – 1884) – Self Portrait – from Wikimedia commons  

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Tadanori Yokoo: Complete Book Designs

Newly published from Pie Books is a collection of Tadanori Yokoo’s book designs, it appears to come in a slipcase although I’m not completely sure. The book is listed at a little under 10,000 Yen and is Japanese text. The book features designs that … Continue reading

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