oni-fukucho:

Artist - Katsukawa Shunsho
Carver/Printer - David Bull
Ono no Komachi
Series; Hyakunin Isshu (One Hundred Poems from One Hundred Poets)

David Bull’s Hyakunin Isshu - From 1989 to 1999, contemporary woodblock print artist David Bull created a series titled “Hyakunin Isshu” or “One Hundred Poems from One Hundred Poets,” based on the famous anthology of classical Japanese poems collected in the thirteenth century. For his series, Bull based his designs on the masterful illustrations by ukiyo-e artist Katsukawa Shunsho from a book published in Edo in 1775.

See how the blossoms
That are falling about me
Fade after long rain
While, quietly as in prayer
I have gazed my life away

grandefilms:

Hero (2002), dir. Zhang Yimou

grandefilms:

Hero (2002), dir. Zhang Yimou

t3chn0ir:

'Snow knew I had been rootless since childhood living nowhere and everywhere. She often said to me, once we had succeeded in killing the king, she would take me back to her home. She said no swords existed there, and no swordsman. There would be only a man and a woman.'
Hero (2002)

t3chn0ir:

'Snow knew I had been rootless since childhood living nowhere and everywhere. She often said to me, once we had succeeded in killing the king, she would take me back to her home. She said no swords existed there, and no swordsman. There would be only a man and a woman.'

Hero (2002)

oldbezzy:

He was a genius.

Kuki Shuzo 九鬼 周造 (1888 - 1941)

oldbezzy:

He was a genius.

Kuki Shuzo 九鬼 周造 (1888 - 1941)

unoggetto:

-Iki… figura attrice di una grazia
che è l’andamento
del respiro
della vita
e dello spirito.
Incarnazione del Bodhisattva Samantabhadra che con grazia e amore suscita attraverso l’esperienza estetica il desiderio della conoscenza.

-Shuzo aveva ricondotto i tratti caratteristici dello…

66lanvin:

Japanese Youth in Revolt, 1964. Photos by Michael Rougier for Life Magazine(via)

TEENAGE wasteland……….No.1

(Source: vintagegal, via vi-ve)

Utagawa Kunimatsu

Utagawa Kunimatsu

89extra:

月岡芳年/ 月百姿 四條納涼
Yoshitoshi Tsukioka / One hundred Aspects of the Moon, Cooling off at Shijo / 1885

89extra:

月岡芳年/ 月百姿 四條納涼

Yoshitoshi Tsukioka / One hundred Aspects of the Moon, Cooling off at Shijo / 1885

(via fromthefloatingworld)

thekimonogallery:


Young Couple with Lucky New Year Dream Symbols: Mount Fuji, Falcon, and Eggplant.  Ukiyo-e woodblock print.  1768, Japan, by artist Suzuki Harunobu

thekimonogallery:

Young Couple with Lucky New Year Dream Symbols: Mount Fuji, Falcon, and Eggplant.  Ukiyo-e woodblock print.  1768, Japan, by artist Suzuki Harunobu

(via tsmskimonodrome)

arsvitaest:

Hao Liang, Standing Alone in the Cold Woods [detail], 2011, ink on silk