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Ainu, front view

by Kawanishi Hide

Abstract

This modernist portrait of a representative of Japan’s northern aborigine minority, dressed for a dance performance, is a fine example of figurative printmaking in the sosaku hanga mode.

Note

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgement to be given to the ASIANetwork-Luce Asian Art in the Undergraduate Curriculum Project and to the college from whose collection the work comes. The individual college retains copyright to the work.

Kawanishi is associated with the S?saku hanga (creative printmaking) movement which flourished after the end of the Pacific War. Unlike the Shin-hanga artists, who sold their designs to publishers employing professional specialist woodblo

Administrative Notes

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgement to be given to the ASIANetwork-Luce Asian Art in the Undergraduate Curriculum Project and to the college from whose collection the work comes. The individual college retains copyright to the work.

Copyright
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Publisher
Connecticut College
PID
coccc:24117