19 mars 2018

Important Japanese prints from the collection of Henry Steiner on view in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Sixty-two Japanese prints and one color woodblock album spanning nearly 150 years—from ca. 1710 to 1857—will go on view this March in an exhibition at Sebastian Izzard Asian Art in New York City. The works range from beauty prints by Kitagawa Utamaro, and actor prints by Tōshūsai Sharaku to Katsushika Hokusai’s iconic Great Wave. They were collected by Henry Steiner, the distinguished Hong Kong-based graphic designer, whose many corporate clients have included HSBC, for which he designed the iconic red and white... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2017

The Art of Japan at Asian Week NewYork, 9-18 march 2017

Torii Kotondo, Beauty Combing her Hair, 1933 © The Art of Japan Suzuki Harunobu, Ofuji Visiting Osen at the Kagi-ya Teashop, Japan, 1769-70. Woodblock Print. 11 x 8.5 in. © The Art of Japan Somenosuke of the Matsuba-ya with her kamuro Wakaki and Wakaba. From the Seiro Moyo Awase series (Contest of Designs in the Yoshiwara). 1796-97. Woodblock Print. 15.5 x 10.375 in. © The Art of Japan Fuji River Snow Gorge. 1832. Woodblock print. 14.75 x 9.875... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2016

"Miroir du désir. Images de femmes dans l’estampe japonaise" au musée Guimet

Miroir du désir : Affiche PARIS - Le MNAAG dévoile un pan de son riche fonds d’estampes japonaises et aborde l’image contrastée des femmes : leur place dans la société, mais aussi les relations qui les unissent entre elles ou celles qu’elles entretiennent avec les hommes. Véritable promenade visuelle, l’exposition propose un parcours à travers les différents types de représentations de l’image féminine à la période d’Edo (1603-1868).  Si le terme même « d'estampe japonaise » fut synonyme d'images délicatement érotiques... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2016

Exhibition explores issues of gender and tells a pivotal story of sexuality in Japan's Edo period

Hosoda Eisui (fl. 1790–1823), Wakashu with a Shoulder Drum. Sir Edmund Walker Collection. TORONTO.- The ground-breaking A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints opened at the Royal Ontario Museumon Saturday, May 7, 2016. Featuring stunning woodblock prints, samurai armour, a kimono, screen paintings, lacquerwork, and illustrated books, the exhibition explores issues of gender and tells a pivotal story of sexuality in Japan’s Edo period (1603-1868).  Suzuki Harunobu (1725–1770), Youth on a Long-Tailed... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2016

Exhibition of classic ukiyo-e spanning 100 years on view at Scholten Japanese Art

Utagawa Toyokuni I (1769-1825), "Women Washing and Stretching Cloth", each sheet signed Toyokuni ga, with censor's kiwame (approval) seal and publisher's seal of Tsutaya Juzaburo (Koshodo, 1750-1797), ca. 1795, oban tate-e triptych 28 1/8 by 14 5/8 in., 71.5 by 37 cm. Asking price: $14,000. Photo courtesy Scholten Japanese Art NEW YORK, NY.- Scholten Japanese Art participates in Asia Week 2016 with Ukiyo-e Tales: Stories from the Floating World, an exhibition focused on classic... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2013

Suzuki Harunobu (ca. 1724-70). A beauty watching a couple drinking sake, from the The Spell of Amorous Love (Enshoku koi no urak

Suzuki Harunobu (ca. 1724-70). A beauty watching a couple drinking sake, from the The Spell of Amorous Love (Enshoku koi no urakata). Japan, circa 1766-70. Photo courtesy Scholten Japanese Art. Woodblock printed chuban orihon (folded illustrated book). 7.5 x 5.125 inches (19.2 x 13 cm). Scholten Japanese Art. 'Erotic Art of Japan: Everybody's Doing It'. 145 West 58th Street, Suite 6D, New York 10019. T (212) 585 0474 - info@scholten-japanese-art.com - www.scholten-japanese-art.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art.... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2013

Suzuki Harunobu (circa 1725-70). Teahouse waitress and a lover in an intimate embrace. Japan, circa 1768

Suzuki Harunobu (circa 1725-70). Teahouse waitress and a lover in an intimate embrace. Japan, circa 1768. Photo courtesy Scholten Japanese Art. Woodblock print. 8 1/8 x 11 1/8 inches (20.5 by 28.2 cm). Scholten Japanese Art. 'Erotic Art of Japan: Everybody's Doing It'. 145 West 58th Street, Suite 6D, New York 10019. T (212) 585 0474 - info@scholten-japanese-art.com - www.scholten-japanese-art.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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