Category Archives: art
1904 woodcut via wikicommons
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
can’t stop myself studying this from Kawase Hasui, PD via wikicommons. currently in the Brooklyn Museum.
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
Senju Ohashi, (1913), by Tobari Kogan via Wikimedia commons, an expressway from a hundred years ago.
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.
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
Tanabata from 名所江戸百景
Yokoyama Matsusaburō, (1838 – 1884) – Self Portrait – from Wikimedia commons
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