Monthly Archives: August 2013

Yoshitoshi – His Debt to Kuniyoshi at The Toshidama Gallery

Yoshitoshi, Ushiwaka Maru learns Martial Arts from the King of the Tengu The very singular work of the Japanese print artist Taiso Yoshitoshi (1839 – 1892) has its roots in the Utagawa School tradition of Japanese woodblock printmaking and its … Continue reading

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What to Look For in a Piece of Art – Sarah Lucas and the Mitate of an Elite

Art is of course a great communicator… for centuries it was the great communicator. It still is, but reading a piece of (contemporary) art these days leads to considerable discussion and anger, (judging by newspaper columns) and yet works of … Continue reading

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