The art of Japanese woodblock printing, known as ukiyo-e
("pictures of the floating world"), reflects the rich history and
way of life in Japan hundreds of years ago. Ukiyo-e: The Art of
the Japanese Print takes a thematic approach to this iconic
Japanese art form, considering prints by subject matter: geisha and
courtesans, kabuki actors, sumo wrestlers, erotica, nature,
historical subjects and even images of foreigners in Japan.
An artist himself,... more...