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  • Date posted : Jan 01, 1970


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Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints Ishii Tōru - interview (b. 1981, Japan; lives in Saitama Prefecture, Japan) Edo Pop artist Ishii Tōru discusses his influences, the concepts behind his work, and how he uses the traditional yūzen dyeing technique to create contemporary art. For more information about Ishii Tōru please visit: http://www.toruishii.com/ Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from such masters as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant. Organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, with the contemporary art selections curated for the New York presentation by Miwako Tezuka, PhD, Director, Japan Society Gallery. http://www.japansociety.org

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