nihonga


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nihonga

(nɪˈhɒŋɡə)
n
(Art Terms) art the traditional Japanese style of painting, using traditional materials and techniques
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Such an idea, she confessed, came to her mind when she was visiting Tokyo to attend the Nihonga Art Workshop.
Murakami brings to his paintings a knowledge of Japanese ukiyo-e wood-block prints and Kabuki theater, as well as an intimate engagement with nihonga painting (a discipline in which he holds a doctorate).
Additionally astounding are the paintings created by Hirayama in the Japanese Nihonga art style that uses pigments from semi-precious stones.
He had been studying nihonga, traditional Japanese figurative art, but after embracing abstract art, he was determined to take part in Gutai.
Sparsely decorated-with shoji sliding doors and a zither, a 13-stringed instrument known as a koto-it also features contemporary, large-scale waterfall paintings from 2007 in the nihonga style by Hiroshi Senju.
She is_currently undertaking research for her PhD about the Japanese nihonga painting movement of the late 19th century.
Built in 1931 by entrepreneur and art patron Hosokawa Rikizo [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] for the staggering sum of 1.5 million yen, the complex showcased the period's popular art, generally Nihonga [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (traditional Japanese) paintings in the bijinga [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] ("images of beauties") tradition.
The year- long celebration, which took off in January, continues in the Capital and the latest addition to the calendar is an exhibition of the seventh- century Nihonga art revitalised by Prof.
Trained in the nihonga style ("Japanese style") officially promoted during the Japanese Imperial period as part of a modern yet nationalist revival, Kusama adapted this conventional mode to her own purposes.