Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art
ISBN10: 1783612126 ISBN13: 9781783612123 Publisher: Flame Tree Pub Published: Jul 7 2014 Pages: 128 Weight: 1.65lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 8.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Woodblock printing is a traditional artistic medium in Japan most renowned for its use in ukiyo-e or 'floating world' prints. Both moving and mesmerising, this medium captures scenes with considerable atmosphere and vibrancy whether it be crashing waves, autumn leaves or serene waterfalls. Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to Japanese woodblock art, Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase key works by artists such as Katsuhika Hokusai and Ando Hiroshige.