'Watercolorist: Tojiro Oshita'

May 14, 2014

'Watercolorist: Tojiro Oshita'

by Daisuke Kikuchi

As a writer, editor, presenter and designer, Tojiro Oshita (1870-1911) possessed many talents that contributed to and influenced his more famous work as a painter. He is often referred to as the father of Japanese watercolor painting, and his 1901 publication “Suisaiga no Shiori” ...

'Kawase Hasui'

Nov 20, 2013

'Kawase Hasui'

by Jordan Sievers

Japanese painter Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) was a prominent artist of the shin-hanga (new prints) style. After studying ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) and nihonga (Japanese-style painting) under Kiyokata Kaburagi, he quickly became particularly well known for his skill at landscapes and scenic settings. This exhibition is ...