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Asian Art 14a. Ukiyo-e

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Questions

  1. What is ukiyo-e? What are some common subjects of the ukiyo-e?
  2. How are the ukiyo-e prints different from (or similar to) the religious art in Asia we have looked at so far in this class (in terms of subject matter, visual representation, purpose, etc.)? Briefly explain using the examples introduced today.

Reading Assignment

Required

  • Neave, pp. 364-368

Recommended

Key Works

Double-Flowered Cherry: Motoura of the Minami Yamasakiya

1303_1588855

Suzuki Harunobu

From the series “Beauties of the Floating World Compared to Flowers”

Color woodblock print; 29.3 x 21.3 cm

Edo period, 1768/1769

Art Institute of Chicago

Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1925.2116

http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/20994?search_no=10&index=0

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/asset/beautiful-courtesan-motoura/wQGFqYUFYHceRg

Geisha and Attendant on a Rainy Night

251228_3849273

Kitagawa Utamaro

Color woodblock print; 38.5 x 25.9 cm

Edo period, c. 1797

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Donnelley, 1968.158

Art Institute of Chicago

http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/28997?search_no=19&index=0

Great Wave off Kanagawa

JP1847

Katsushika Hokusai

From the series “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji”

Color woodblock print; 25.8 x 37.9 cm

Edo period, 1830-1833

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/asset/hokusais-the-great-wave/lwFOIObpzzqtrA

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