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Yokoyama Taikan

Scroll painting – Holy Peaks of Chichibu at Spring Dawn by Yokoyama Taikan, (1868 – 1958), from Wikimedia commons Advertisements

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masculine wave – Hokusai

a public domain image from Wikipedia page of quotes of Miyamoto Musashi

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Takesada Matsutani A Matrix

  Takesada Matsutani A Matrix – at Hauser & Wirth, Saville Row, London, 18th May – 27th July.   Hauser & Wirth   Hauser & Wirth press release

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Ox and Herdsman Vanished

The latest from a recent trove of discoveries from Wiki commons, from the Ox and Herdsman Series or Ten Bulls as it’s more commonly known, for the slide show of all of the images, (here). By the 15th century Rinzai Zen … Continue reading

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Fashionable Melange of English Words – 1887

Fashionable Melange of English Words, woodblock by Tsunajima Kamekichi, 1887, – from wikicommons

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Japanese Drucker/Japanese Printer by Emil Orlik, 1901

Woodblock print, 1901, by Emil Orlik, (1870 – 1932) via wikicommons. for more information  – http://www.orlikprints.com/ – Japan Gallery of images original colour version of Japanese Printer

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Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan

Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan at the Wellcome Collection, Euston Road, London – Thursday 28th March – Sunday 30th June

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Akafuji

Akafuji by Miyata Masayuki.

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Sculpture of Asura

  Sculpture of a three faced Asura deity in Kofuku-ji, Nara, dated from 734, also of interest is Wikipedia’s page of sculptures deemed as a National Treasures. Memories of Todai-ji and the Kongōrikishi sculptures of Unkei, next time hopefully I’ll visit Kofuku- Ji and have the … Continue reading

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Christo Coetzee and Michio Yoshihara, Osaka, 1959

  from wikicommons – Christo Coetzee, (wikipedia), with Michio Yoshihara, son of Gutai founder Jiro Yoshihara, in Osaka. In a different note learned recently of Shozo Shimamoto’s passing in Jan 2013, Holes, 1953, turns sixty years old this year, a message from his son … Continue reading

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