Monthly Archives: November 2014

Osaka Prints – How They Were Made

Kunikazu, Actors with Dice Hats There exists a document which is a first hand account of the entire process of the theatre artist’s work from stage rehearsal to the final production of the woodblock print. Written by Kawasake Kyosen, the … Continue reading

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Francis Bacon and Japanese Prints: The Arena of the Senses

I have never read an art historian who has made any connection between the iconic paintings of the 20th century English artist Francis Bacon and the Japanese woodblock prints of the 19th century… which is surprising. I must suppose that … Continue reading

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