Japanese Floating Worlds

Posted on May 12, 2007

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More on the field of arts, a comprehensive article about Ukiyo-e which are Japanese woodblock prints and paintings is an interesting read that will let you find out that it is what those familiar Japanese artworks you might have seen in and out of Japan are called.

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The above image is an ukiyo-e by Katsushika Hokusai a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. I saw this image used as an image header on a blog i came across before, now I know what it is.
via PingMag

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