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Japanese wood-block printing. by Hiroshi Yoshida

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Published in Tokyo .
Written in English

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Seven Masters: 20th-century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection focuses on seven artists who played a significant role in the development of early 20th-century shin hanga, the new print, and are noteworthy representatives of this movement.5/5(2). This "Japanese Woodblock Prints ( )" book chronicles over two centuries of the one-of-a-kind art form, from landscapes to mythical creatures. This new book chronicles over two centuries of Japanese woodblock prints from to At least that's one implicit premise of the book Japanese Woodblock Prints (–), newly published by Taschen. As a publisher, Taschen has made its formidable name in part by collecting between two covers the lesser-known work of famous artists of the recent past: Andy Warhol's hand-illustrated books, for example, or Salvador Dalí’s. Woodblock printing in Japan (木版画, mokuhanga) is a technique best known for its use in the ukiyo-e artistic genre of single sheets, but it was also used for printing books in the same period.