Japan art and rainy days

Japan art and rainy days

Lee Jay Walker

Modern Tokyo Times

The theme in this article concerns rainy days in Japan through the prism of art. In the first art piece by Tomikichiro Tokuriki (1902-1999), he creates a stunning landscape. Hence, the farming community, Mount Fuji, farming fields, and the rain collectively create a lovely atmospheric art piece.

In the next art piece by Ito Sozan, a heron is braving the rainy conditions while searching for fish. Sozan is famous for creating stunning kacho-e art (prints of birds and flowers). 

Overall little is known about Sozan apart from his delightful shin hanga (new prints) art and publishing under Watanabe Shozaburo during the Taisho Period (1912-1926).

In the final art piece by Matsumura Goshun (1752-1811), a person walks in rainy conditions. The landscape is beautiful despite the rainy conditions. Therefore, the backdrop of the mountains, fields, trees, the flow of the river, and the quaint bridge all complement each other.

Modern Tokyo News is part of the Modern Tokyo Times group

http://moderntokyotimes.com Modern Tokyo Times – International News and Japan News

http://sawakoart.com – Sawako Utsumi’s website and Modern Tokyo Times artist

https://moderntokyonews.com Modern Tokyo News – Tokyo News and International News

PLEASE JOIN ON TWITTER

https://twitter.com/MTT_News Modern Tokyo Times

PLEASE JOIN ON FACEBOOK

https://www.facebook.com/moderntokyotimes

Advertisement

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.