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Excellent documentary by the BBC about the life of Hokusai Katsushika with a focus on his famous print The Great Wave and the series of 36 Views of Mount Fuji. Thanks to the BBC for sharing this with us.
Nice slide show by by Gina Collia-Suzuki at the occasion of the publication of her book about Utamaro Kitagawa: Utamaro Kitagawa Revealed.
Utamaro Kitagawa Revealed
Hundred Views of China is a series of woodblock prints that was created as a Sino-Japanese friendship project. The project lasted from 1980 to 1986 and finally 100 woodblock prints showing 100 famous places in China had been created by Chinese printmakers and published in Japan.
Hundred Views of China
Beautiful documentary about Mount Fuji, the sacred mountain, eternalized in many Japanese paintings and prints. This Youtube video is kept in well pronounced and easy to understand English. Thanks for sharing this with us.
Documentary about Mount Fuji.
See Paul Binnie explaining his woodblocks himself in a video made by Japan Society of New York. Thanks to Paul Binnie and thanks to the Japan Society of New York for sharing this
video with us.
Paul Binnie from New York
Poon Shu is a Chinese emerging female artist. Her paintings represent a new art movement in China called 'Generation Cartoon'. The video shows her at work in her studio.
Poon Shu in her Studio
Chinese printmaker Zhu Rui, born 1970, demonstrates how he makes a woodblock print. This is our first video from China showing a contemporary artist at work. Especially interesting because you can see the specific Chinese tradition of printing which is slightly different from the Japanese method. BTW, compare this video with the images of Zhu Rui in his Studio!.
I have seen it over and over again, and I love this video. - Dieter
Woodblock Printmaking Demonstration
Short presentation of print works by Emiko Aida, a female painter and printmaker born in Japan and now at home in London.
Presentation of Japanese-British artist Emiko Aida
A welcome message by Dieter Wanczura, the owner and manager of the artelino company.
Zhou Lu, born 1973, creates art prints showing bald-headed boys who look like grown-ups in situations that express the conflict between the old Communist China under Mao Zedong and the China of today under the massive impact of westernization. Zhou Lu is a typical artist of a contemporary Chinese art movement called cynical realism.
Short Biography of Zhou Lu