"The story of the 47 Ronin...Speaking of Japanese samurai, you certainly can not help but mention the story of the 47 Ronin, one of the most celebrated stories of these warriors. The popularity and value can be attributed to the fact that the story happened when the samurai class was going through a difficult period in which there was some fixed points, guides suitable and could not find a time that social function attributed to it."
The art of Takato Yamamoto has a beautiful, yet horrifying take on ukiyo-e. This one, titled "Night of the Scarlet Moon" is fairly tame compared to some of the rest. The original was sold for 9000 dollars.
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The Walk to Hokodoyama
I am deeply inspired by the masters of Japanese Ukiyo-e painting, and aim with my pieces to convey a deeply evocative and somewhat reminiscent picture of a past both foreign and beautiful, where notions of time and enjoyment had very different connotations. <br/> <br/> I have chosen to mix drawing, painting and digital collage to mix and match pieces present in my favorite Ukiyo-e pieces – some very well known and others anonymous and underground – because it provides me...