Mar 27, 2012

Swampcat the slayer by Kawanabe Kyōsai
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Kawanabe Kyōsai (May 18, 1831–April 26, 1889) was a Japanese artist, in the words of a critic, “an individualist and an independent, perhaps the last virtuoso in traditional Japanese painting”.

Living through the Edo period to the Meiji period, Kyōsai witnessed Japan transform itself from a feudal country into a modern state. Born at Koga, he was the son of a samurai. After working for a short time as a boy with Utagawa Kuniyoshi, he received his artistic training in the Kanō school, but soon abandoned the formal traditions for the greater freedom of the popular school.

 

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  • Hi Guillermo,

    Very cool. I am really enjoying your art curation. I would not be able to have the time to view these treasures. Thank you very much for sharing them.


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I'm a Musician, an Artist and a Composer, and I like to create things that are off the beaten path. You could say that being creative is my religion which I chose to voice through art in its many forms. This has been my profession for the last 20 years, and when I am not busy creating something new, I enjoy curating content and showing those that look towards me that there are many brilliant, wonderful and talented artists out there who deserve their due attention and recognition.

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