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ZDZISLAW BEKSINSKI (1929/2005), POLISH PAINTER – I wish to paint in such a manner as if I were photographing dreams

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THE WONDERFUL SANOK’S LANDSCAPES / POLAND

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THE EXOTIC PAINTER WHO CAME FROM THE EAST – Tsuguharu Foujita, between naked woman and a multitude of cats

TSUGUHARU FOUJITA 1/3 – He (Japanese-born French painter) was born in Tokyo in 1886. He developed a very personal style of painting, which is open to the influence of Gauguin and Symbolism, painting with stylized shapes, shadows and a clear palette. He preferred the ink to Japanese technique, giving prominence to the line, instead of the volume.     TSUGUHARU FOUJITA ...

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TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (1886/1962), JAPANESE PAINTER – Blending traditional Japanese art with European Modernism in a unique manner

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SHIKO MUNAKATA (1903/1975), JAPANESE PAINTER – Inherent in the woodcut, it can never be ugly

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FUJISHIMA TAKEJI (1867/1943), JAPANESE PAINTER – Developing Romanticism and impressionism within the Western-style art movement

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JAPANESE BOOKS YOU NEED TO READ

Immediately after World War II have been written modern dramas, which were able to move an international audience. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/satsuma-domain-japan-kagoshima-landscapes/ Early works of Japanese literature were influenced by cultural contact with Chinese literature. Japanese literature has a long history and showcases the idiosyncrasies of such a culturally dominant nation. You need to remember that – since Japan reopened its ports to ...

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THE STARTLING POETRY OF JAPANESE MODERNIST – Chika Sagawa: uses free verse to explore interiority

Few women wrote poetry and those who did, typically used traditional forms to address domestic concerns. Chika Sagawa, born in Kawasaki Ai in 1911 was one of the most innovative poets in early-twentieth-century in Japan. Rather than relying on traditional forms, she used free verse to explore her interiority through imagery and her images were shockingly new. Not long after ...

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THE LONG JOURNEY OF THE JAPANESE MUSIC – Starting from shōmyō and gagaku, coming to Extreme metal and Game music

Japanese idol musical artists are significant part of the music market (girl groups and boy bands regularly topping the singles chart). Japan has the sixth-largest population in the world and its music industry generates billions of dollars worldwide every year. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/satsuma-domain-japan-kagoshima-landscapes/ The first Fuji Rock Festival opened door to huge rock music celebration in 1997. Rising Sun Rock Festival, opened ...

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SATSUMA DOMAIN / JAPAN – Kagoshima landscapes

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