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Japanese Art

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by KASTsystem, Nov 15, 2001.

  1. KASTsystem

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    Japanese Art

    Discussion started by KASTsystem - Nov 15, 2001

    at my job, i scan slides for art history classes all day...
    one of the classes is on the Early Modern Period in Japan.
    a lot of nice drawings and paintings...just wanted to share a few:

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    BROWNer - Replied Nov 15, 2001

    wicked.
     
  3. alkaline

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    alkaline - Replied Nov 15, 2001

    Sounds like a cool job.
     
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  4. Pilau Hands

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    Pilau Hands - Replied Nov 15, 2001

    thank you
    if you're into woodblock print at all, check out an artist names Masami Teraoka. He's a modern guy, imitates old techniques to produce commentary work...and that's just his cultural stuff!!

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  5. mud_buddha

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    mud_buddha - Replied Nov 15, 2001

    Cool stuff.

    My favorite Japanese artist of this sort is landscape artist Ando Hiroshige. I'm not alone in liking him though, Van Gogh, Whistler and a bunchof other people were influenced by him. Van Gogh used to study his compositions. He's nothing short of brilliant.

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    "look i am a stupid fuckshit"
     
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    Kr430n5_666 - Replied Nov 15, 2001

    on another note...are these images early works or current?
     
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    Pilau Hands - Replied Nov 15, 2001

    those are early works

    Masami Teraoka

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    31 Flavors Invading Japan Series/Today's Special, 1982.
    35-color woodblock print with hand watercolor.

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    AIDS Series/Geisha in Bath, 1988.
    Watercolor on canvas.

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    Tale of a Thousand Condoms/Mates, 1989.
    Watercolor on canvas.

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    Tree of Life Series/Eve with Eggplants, 1993.
    Watercolor on paper mounted as a scroll.
     
  9. Frida Kaloe

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    the japanese make the most mind blowing textiles in the world.
    this one dying process called ikat, they dye each individual thread and wrap tiny
    threads around sections to resist the dye and it all makes a pattern, its so amazing
    they also make their own gold leaf thread that is such an incredible process.
    i want to move to japan and sit in the woods, and make natural dyes, and weave.
     
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