Introduction to Ukiyo-e

The 10 Most Important Japanese Print Artists

The 10 Most Important Japanese Print Artists

July 13, 2020 8 min read

Although famous in their time, many of the artists besides Hokusai, Utamaro and Hiroshige are relatively unknown. This article hops between 10 masters of ukiyo-e who were influential in changing art history, both in Japan and across the sea.

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The 7 Essential Genres of Japanese Print

The 7 Essential Genres of Japanese Print

May 24, 2020 7 min read

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An Introduction to Ukiyo-e: A Short Film

An Introduction to Ukiyo-e: A Short Film

March 31, 2020 1 min read

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Explained: The Traditional Process of Japanese Woodblock Printing

Explained: The Traditional Process of Japanese Woodblock Printing

November 04, 2019 5 min read

Ukiyo-e making was a complex process involving many designers, artisans and makers. Learn about the traditional craftsmanship of woodblock printing and the tools and techniques used in ukiyo-e.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Prints

A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Prints

October 31, 2019 7 min read

What is ukiyo-e? How were they made? Where did it come from? What did the artists explore? How did the art form develop through history, up to today? This introductory article answers your questions about Japanese prints from the Golden era.
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