Tag Archive: Japanese art

Jul 02

Arts Everyday Living: The Meeting of East & West—A Profile of Loveliness

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE MEETING OF EAST & WEST A PROFILE OF LOVELINESS   ____________________ ____________________ The building of the Pola Museum was envisioned on the basis of a “symbiosis between Hakone’s natural beauty and the works of art” concept. Pola Museum Website Set in …

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Jun 18

Arts Everyday Living: Japanese Midnight—the Moonrise Over the Waterfall

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           JAPANESE MIDNIGHT MOONRISE OVER THE WATERFALL     ____________________ The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to. Carl Sandburg ____________________ Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the superstars of Japanese art, while American writer Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won …

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Jun 06

Arts Everyday Living: Best Friends & Companions–Do Not Disturb, A Sleeping Pup

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           BEST FRIENDS & COMPANIONS DO NOT DISTURB, A SLEEPING PUP   ____________________ ____________________ Do not disturb the sleeping dog. Alessandro Allegri I couldn’t resist this slumbering puppy by Japanese artist Takeuchi Seiho (1864-1942), whose work I featured on my most recent …

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Jun 04

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the Kimono–A Gift from Japan

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.           THE ART OF THE KIMONO A GIFT FROM JAPAN   ____________________ ____________________ A loose, wide-sleeved robe, fastened at the waist with a wide sash, characteristic of Japanese costume. Kimono, definition, Dictionary.com During his long career versatile Japanese artist Takeuchi Seiho (1864-1942) …

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Feb 06

Arts Everyday Living: Snowfall in Japan—Walking Toward the Temple Sanctuary

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         SNOWFALL IN JAPAN WALKING TOWARD THE TEMPLE SANCTUARY     ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ You can’t get too much winter in the winter. Robert Frost, Snow   Both the works of Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963) have been …

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Jan 19

Arts Everyday Living: The “Floating World” of Japan—A Starry Night

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         “FLOATING WORLD” OF JAPAN A STARRY NIGHT   ____________________ ____________________ Night is a world lit by itself. Antonio Porchia* Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) ranks with Hokusai as a master portrayer of the ukiyo-e or “floating world,” scenes of Japanese everyday life in the …

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Dec 30

Arts Everyday Living: The Art of the New Year’s Resolution from Japan—The Spirit of Adventure

Click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it.         THE ART OF THE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION THE SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE   ____________________ ____________________ Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller, Let Us Have Faith Katsushika Hokusai is considered one of the great Japanese masters. For other blogs, click: …

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Dec 14

Arts Everyday Living: The Private World of a Cat–A Portrait on Silk

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THE PRIVATE WORLD OF A CAT A PORTRAIT ON SILK       ____________________ ____________________ In nine lifetimes, you’ll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you. Michel de Montaigne Japanese master Takeuchi Seiho(1864-1942) often portrayed domestic animals, …

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Nov 06

Arts Everyday Living: A Japanese Journey–On the River, By the Willows

PLEASE CLICK  on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       A JAPANESE JOURNEY ON THE RIVER, BY THE WILLOWS     Here’s a Japanese print for your viewing while I’m away on vacation. ____________________ ____________________ The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.  

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May 14

Arts Everyday Living: Japan’s Hiroshige and the Wildness of the Ocean

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         HIROSHIGE WILD SEA, BREAKING WAVES   The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea. Vladimir Nabokov ____________________ ____________________ The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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