Monthly Archives: August 2011

100 Jahre Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Köln Surimono, literally “printed things”, are privately published small-scale coloured wood block prints, which were made in limited editions for a restricted circle. They fascinate the observer by the subtlety of their aesthetic design and the use of sophisticated printing … Continue reading

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Old Mug Shots Fuel Art, and a Debate on Privacy – Larken Design in Cincinnati is selling artwork and notebooks with police mug shots from the 1950s, raising concerns about the privacy rights of individuals and the disposal of public records. People have long romanticized the 1950s — Marilyn Monroe’s … Continue reading

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Rabbiting on…. by George BernardBloodyShaw Rabbiting on…. What makes a bunny a happy one? In the field having a bounce. What do they do to trounce the troubles they feel so they eat, they sleep in their burrow. Ne’re a furrow on the brow. … Continue reading

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YamazoeTenkodo In 1908 Yamazoe Tenkodo, a gallery specializing exclusively in painting and calligraphy, opened in Kyoto. Over a hundred years later the Tenkodo is still in operation, run by the fourth generation of the Yamazoe family at our shop in … Continue reading

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LuxArtAsia Christies announced the single-owner sale of A Connoisseurs Vision: Property from the Xu Hanqing Collection, which will be offered on September 15. This elite group of 150 objects includes rare and important examples of ancient Chinese paintings, rare calligraphy, … Continue reading

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Hackett-Freedman: Hans Burkhardt Hans Burkhardt (1904-1994) was a Swiss-born artist whose paintings and works on paper prefigured the rise of abstract expressionism in America and who was an early proponent of European modernism, specifically cubism, in southern Californian artistic circles. Recognized for … Continue reading

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&Expressions of Brush and Ink: Literati and Chan (Zen) Painting of China and Japan& @ The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Eloge de lArt par Alain Truong A rare Chinese scroll by Qiao Zhongchang is part of the current rotation of Chinese and Japanese paintings at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Expressions of Brush and Ink: Literati and Chan (Zen) Painting in China and Japan. The … Continue reading

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