Hiroshige ePUB Ê Hardcover
- 96 pages
- Hiroshige (Taschen Basic Art)
- Adele Schlombs
- 04 July 2014 Adele Schlombs
[Epub] ➝ Hiroshige (Taschen Basic Art) Author Adele Schlombs – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Orient expressed The master of Japanese ukiyo e Utagawa Hiroshige 1797 1858was one of the last great artists in theukiyo etradition Literally meaning pictures of the floating world ukiyo ewas a partic Orient expressed The master of Japanese ukiyo e Utagawa Hiroshige was one of the last great artists in theukiyo etradition Literally meaning pictures of the floating world ukiyo ewas a particularwoodblock printgenre of art that flourished between the th and th centuries Subjects ranged from the bright lights and attractions of Edo modern day Tokyo to spectacular natural landscapesIn the West Hiroshige s prints became exemplary of theJaponismethat swept through Europe and defined the Western world s visual idea of Japan Because they could be mass produced ukiyo eworks were often used as designs for fans greeting cards and book illustrations The style influencedImpressionist Post Impressionist and Art Nouveauartists alike withVincent van GoghandJames McNeill Whistlerboth particularly inspired by Hiroshige s landscapesThis introductory book presents key images from Hiroshige's vibrant vivd portfolio of blooming cherry trees beautiful women kabuki actors and busy shopping streets to introduce one of the greats of Asian art history About the Series Each book in TASCHEN s Basic Art series features a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist covering his or her cultural and historical importance a concise biography approximately illustrations with explanatory captions.