5) He went even further in his position against any kind of chinoiserie or japonaiserie
, Western or Eastern, as he warned against any Asian artist (Japanese or Chinese) wishing to go Europe to study and imitate European arts but inevitably ending up only producing Typhoon, a japonaiserie
, (6) The Yellow Jacket, or some other piece "with an Eastern coat on its back, something which is like a penny peep-show for our stupid grown up children.
Two works in the show are focused on the subject: 'Cherry Blossoms' with the exotic charm of Japonaiserie
and the infectious pop joviality of the Japanese anime.
Such influence, which predates the Leach-Hamada popularisation of mingei, gave rise to the elegantly refined japonaiserie
of the late-19th century.
Other--in my opinion less sophisticated--texts include Jay McInerney's Ransom full of machismo and japonaiserie
(Vincent Van Gogh's nineteenth-century notion about the influence of Japanese art and culture), Clive James's comedy Brrm Brrm, or Alan Booth's and Richard Gordon Smith's travel writings (on travel and Japan, see, e.
Paintings of velvet-swaddled damsels, with fiery hair and mournful pouts, fraternized with blue-and-white china, japonaiserie
costumes, and gilt-edged tomes of illustrated fairy tales in "The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900.
Appropriately, Charles Ephrussi shared his passion for japonaiserie
with his mistress, Louise Cahen d'Anvers, a married woman from another Jewish business dynasty.
exposure to Asian culture via the decoration crazes of Chinoiserie and Japonaiserie
that swept both western Europe and the United States, such stories helped instigate fears that a "Yellow Peril" was infiltrating private domestic spaces.
He puts Taut in the context of earlier "Japanophilia" in the West, when the collecting of japonaiserie
(woodblock prints, samurai helmets, folding screens, etc.
Cutting back on the customary Japonaiserie
trivia, the peach blossoms in particular, he has instilled a certain vitality, a tonic brilliance.
The other day I was thinking of Ashton's magical wisp of a ballet Madame Chrysantheme, an exquisite piece of theatrical Japonaiserie
, as delicate as a consummately crafted ivory fan, but now broken, totally lost in time.
6) This japonaiserie
was apparently an afterthought.
Paradoxically, it was owing precisely to the accident of residence outside Europe that Pessanha, the first twentieth-century Portuguese poet to be influenced by East Asian poetry, was unaffected by the vogue of japonaiserie
radiating from Paris in the early years of his career.