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ukiyo-e

(ˌuːkiːjəʊˈjeɪ)
n
(Art Terms) a school of Japanese painting depicting subjects from everyday life
[Japanese: pictures of the floating world]
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However, included in the Hisaya Iwasaki Collection are many materials related to Japan, in particular Japanese-language materials from the medieval period, works in classical Japanese such as The Tale of Genji, and ukiyoe. The materials related to modern history that were gathered by the China research team include many of Japan's survey and research materials on Asia.
Same-sex relationships were even depicted in traditional art, such as ukiyoe, or wood block prints.
They also study Ukiyoe, a popular painting dating back to Edo period where Japanese women used skin whitening and anti-aging skin care.
The mountain "has nurtured Japan's unique art and culture" as it has been depicted in "ukiyoe" woodblock prints and represents the tradition of mountain worship in Japan, the agency said.
MOSCOW - The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts started displaying online on Monday about 600 pieces from its ukiyoe print collection dating from the 18th to 19th centuries.
Pyle's pirate imagery is based on his own personal archive of costume books and historic manuscripts; however, his use of strong diagonals, flat compositional arrangements, and restrained placement of color suggests an understanding of the art world's new-found interest in Japanese ukiyoe prints.
Non-Japanese see anime as coming from the same culture that produced the paintings of Shigeru Mizuki and the Ukiyoe of Hiroshige.
Govier's heroine is Katsushika Oei, one of the daughters of Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), a painter and prolific ukiyoe artist who, thanks in part to his brilliant series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, has become one of the best-known Japanese artists in the West.
The second feature is a kind of mitate, a skill used in many fields of Japanese art such as kabuki, ukiyoe, the tea ceremony and gardening.
In addition, Japanese traditional art, fine crafts and the Japanese art of Ukiyoe have helped Ito find inspiration and develop her distinctive processes and creations.
(8) Ernest Fenollosa published the following books during his lifetime: East and West: The Discovery of America and Other Poems (New York: Crowell, 1893); The Masters of Ukiyoe (New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1896); and An Outline of the History of Ukiyoe (Tokyo: Kobayashi Bunshichi, 1901).