Tag Archive: Tokyo Times and art

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special interests and secrecy.… Continue reading

Adorable landscapes by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Adorable landscapes by Utagawa Kuniyoshi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Kuniyoshi is among the crème de la crème of ukiyo-e artists because his artwork remains powerful in modern times.  Kuniyoshi, just… Continue reading

Takehisa and Art of Japan: From radiance to despair and no international salvation

Takehisa and Art of Japan: From radiance to despair and no international salvation Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on… Continue reading

Japanese Landscapes by Kuniyoshi

Japanese Landscapes by Kuniyoshi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Kuniyoshi is among the crème de la crème of ukiyo-e artists because his artwork remains powerful in modern times.  Kuniyoshi, just like… Continue reading

Pierre Bonnard, Japanese Art, and his early artistic life: le Nabi très Japonard

Pierre Bonnard, Japanese Art, and his early artistic life: le Nabi très Japonard Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Pierre Bonnard is known for his love of Japanese art. Despite this,… Continue reading

Japan Art: Shadows of Sorrow and No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa

Japan Art: Shadows of Sorrow and No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special… Continue reading

Adorable Japanese Landscapes by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Adorable Japanese Landscapes by Utagawa Kuniyoshi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Kuniyoshi is among the crème de la crème of ukiyo-e artists because his artwork remains powerful in modern times.  Kuniyoshi,… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Yumeji Takehisa: No International Salvation in Death

Japanese Art and Yumeji Takehisa: No International Salvation in Death Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on “special interests” and… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Le Nabi Tres Japonard: Pierre Bonnard and his thoughts

Japanese Art and Le Nabi Tres Japonard: Pierre Bonnard and his thoughts Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artistic genius of Pierre Bonnard was far from the mind of his father because… Continue reading

Western Style Portraiture by the Japanese Artist Yasui Sotaro

Western Style Portraiture by the Japanese Artist Yasui Sotaro Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The sublime Japanese artist Yasui Sotaro (1888-1955) lived during a time of momentous changes. He witnessed the dynamics… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the Complexity of Life: Yumeji Takehisa

Art of Japan and the Complexity of Life: Yumeji Takehisa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on “special interests” and… Continue reading

Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Adorable Japanese Landscapes: Natural Flow of Nature

Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Adorable Japanese Landscapes: Natural Flow of Nature Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Kuniyoshi is among the crème de la crème of ukiyo-e artists because his artwork remains powerful… Continue reading

Influence of Paris Art Scene for Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji

Influence of Paris Art Scene for Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji were both born in the nineteenth century and their common factors… Continue reading

Ghost of Koheiji and Konishi Hirosada: Japanese Art and Folklore

Ghost of Koheiji and Konishi Hirosada: Japanese Art and Folklore Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The power of the Shinto faith runs deep throughout the fabric of Japanese religion, folklore, culture and… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Shadows of Sorrow: No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa

Japanese Art and Shadows of Sorrow: No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Keisai Eisen: Tenaciousness in Adversity

Art of Japan and Keisai Eisen: Tenaciousness in Adversity Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) matured quickly based on many deaths within his family. This reality meant that… Continue reading

Le Nabi Tres Japonard: Art of Japan and Pierre Bonnard

Le Nabi Tres Japonard: Art of Japan and Pierre Bonnard Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artistic genius of Pierre Bonnard was far from the mind of his father because he had… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Art of Japan and Utagawa Kuniyoshi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Kuniyoshi is among the crème de la crème of ukiyo-e artists because his artwork is truly amazing and so powerful. … Continue reading

Art and the Impact of Paris: Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji

Art and the Impact of Paris: Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji were both born in the nineteenth century and their common factors… Continue reading

Yasui Sotaro and Art of Japan: The Impact of Paris

Yasui Sotaro and Art of Japan: The Impact of Paris Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yasui Sotaro (1888-1955) was born in Kyoto and he is famous for yoga (Western-style) portraiture. It is clear that… Continue reading

Living Flowers of Ikebana: Richness of Culture in Japan

Living Flowers of Ikebana: Richness of Culture in Japan Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The history of ikebana (living flowers) is extremely fascinating because it tells us a lot about… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the Neglected Yumeji Takehisa: Sadness of Life

Art of Japan and the Neglected Yumeji Takehisa: Sadness of Life Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nation states you have elites that control and often abuse power based on “special… Continue reading

Japanese Art and the Reality of Life in the Edo Period: Keisai Eisen and Early Years

Japanese Art and the Reality of Life in the Edo Period: Keisai Eisen and Early Years Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) battled through the ravages of poverty… Continue reading

Art of Japan, Folklore and Ghost of Koheiji: Konishi Hirosada and Richness of Faith

Art of Japan, Folklore and Ghost of Koheiji: Konishi Hirosada and Richness of Faith Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The power of the Shinto faith runs deep throughout the fabric of Japanese… Continue reading

Sublime Japanese Artist Yasui Sotaro: Environment of Kyoto to Western Style Portraiture

Sublime Japanese Artist Yasui Sotaro: Environment of Kyoto to Western Style Portraiture Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The sublime Japanese artist Yasui Sotaro (1888-1955) lived during a time of momentous changes. He… Continue reading

Fujishima Takeji, Alfred Sisley and Art: Impressionism, Landscapes and Paris Connection

Fujishima Takeji, Alfred Sisley and Art: Impressionism, Landscapes and Paris Connection Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji were both born in the nineteenth century and their common factors… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Informative Years of Keisai Eisen

Art of Japan and Informative Years of Keisai Eisen Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) learnt to be independent from an early age because he chose a path that was… Continue reading

Pierre Bonnard and Japanese Art: Le Nabi Tres Japonard

Pierre Bonnard and Japanese Art: Le Nabi Tres Japonard Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artistic genius of Pierre Bonnard was far from the mind of his father because he had hoped… Continue reading

Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Japanese Art: Natural Beauty in a Changing World

Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Japanese Art: Natural Beauty in a Changing World Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Kuniyoshi is amongst the crème de la crème of ukiyo-e artists because his artwork was… Continue reading

Ikebana and the Richness of Japanese History and Culture

Ikebana and the Richness of Japanese History and Culture Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The history of ikebana (living flowers) is extremely fascinating because it tells us a lot about… Continue reading

Konishi Hirosada and Japanese Art: Folklore and Ghost of Koheiji

Konishi Hirosada and Japanese Art: Folklore and Ghost of Koheiji Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The power of the Shinto faith runs deep throughout the fabric of Japanese religion, folklore, culture and… Continue reading

Japan Art and the Allure of Paris: Yasui Sotaro

Japan Art and the Allure of Paris: Yasui Sotaro Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yasui Sotaro (1888-1955) was born in Kyoto and he is famous for yoga (Western-style) portraiture. It is clear that this… Continue reading