Artist strives to revive ukiyo-e glory

Jun 5, 2014

Artist strives to revive ukiyo-e glory

by Tamaki Tachibana

Inuki Tachihara, a 62-year-old self-taught woodblock artist, has devoted half his life to reviving the lost beauty of ukiyo-e masterpieces from the Edo Period (1603-1867) by printing them exactly as they would have been made then, with their original colors. Surviving prints have mostly ...