Homage to UKIYOE Exhibition

Ukiyoe - unique Japanese woodcut prints which inspired great masters in western art such as Vincent van Gogh, Edouard Manet, Paul Gauguin, Émile Gall. In response to the recent increasing popularity of ukiyoe, Tokyo Design Week presents the ukiyoe exhibition held in collaboration with 6 international top creators and Japanese woodcut carvers -- Niinomi Morichika and Kishi Chikura together with printers Kyoso Yoshio and Yamamoto Shun -- from a group of artisans who inherited the traditional carving techniques, Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints.

Participating Artists
Alan Chan (Designer / Brand Consultant / Artist)
Alex Puvilland (Artists / Illustrator)
Dan Schlesinger (Illustrator)
James Jean (Visual Artist / Illustrator)
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (Visual Artist / Haida Manga Creator)
Ross Lovegrove (World renowned Industrial Designer)

Special Ukiyoe Exhibition by Seiichi Hishikawa(Visual Artist, Photographer, Scriptwriter, Songwriter)

Inspired from Katsushika Hokusai's Shunga (a former taboo art form), Japanese renown visual artist, Hishikawa Siichi presents world's first animated ukiyoe in Tokyo Design Week in Milano 2015

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