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Tag Archives: Mitsuteru Yokoyama

THE NINTH ART

Drawing, writing and storytelling In Greek mythology, the Muses were nine goddesses who presided over different art forms. Some have suggested that the ninth muse could be photography, cinema or television. Why not comics – which combines elements of drawing, writing and storytelling to create a unique art form – defined by some art critics as the ninth art? Frescoes …

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IF CREATIVITY ENTERS IN DIALOGUE WITH TRADITION – Japanese imagery, between pop minimalism and retro shades

Like origami, a way of being creative Japanese painting encompasses a wide variety of genres and styles, with ancient paintings including the murals on the interior walls of the Kondō in Ikaruga’s Hōryū-ji temple. Numerous versions of mandalas have been create as scrolls even hung on the walls of temples. At the time of the Kamakura period, the Unkei painter …

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