Presented here are woodblock prints categorized as sosaku-hanga. Use the prints tab in the toolbar above to navigate to all artists and other genres or visit recent print additions to see all newly added prints.

Tsuruya Kokei, b. 1946
Bust Portraits Series IX- Onoe Kikugoro as Spirit of Earth Spider from the play Tsuchigumo
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Junichiro Sekino, 1914-1988
Bungoro on Stage
(Butai no Bungoro zo)
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Pansy
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Yoshisuke Funasaka, b. 1939
Lemon No. 142
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Yamaguchi Gen, 1896-1976
Series: MIND-UNIVERSE
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Sanpo-in, Kyoto
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Shiko Munakata, 1903-1975
Ananda, Master of Memory and Learning
(Ananda no saku)
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Shiko Munakata, 1903-1975
Portrait of Ikuko and Glasses on Her Belly
(Daisho no saku, Hara megane no saku)
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Haku Maki, 1924-2000
65-10
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Haku Maki, 1924-2000
Poem 70-36 [Ichiyo]
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Haku Maki, 1924-2000
Emanation 7-3
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Sosaku-hanga (lit. 'creative prints') was an art movement which began in the early 20th-century that was influenced by the Western expectation that an artist is the sole creator of his work, in this case prints (usually woodblock prints). Sosaku-hanga artists emphasized the importance of conducting all steps in the creative process by themselves, including the design (jiga, lit. 'self-carved'), carving (jikoku, 'self-carved'), and printing (jizuri, lit. 'self-printed'). Stylistically, sosaku-hanga prints move away from traditional Japanese aesthetics and tend to lean towards abstract expressionist compositions.

Yoshisuke Funasaka

Yamaguchi Gen

Omae Hiroshi

Fumio Kitaoka

Tsuruya Kokei

Haku Maki

Shiko Munakata

Kiyoshi Saito

Kiyoshi Saito Pansy

Pansy
$1,900

Junichiro Sekino

Koichi Sewai

Inagaki Tomoo

Ansei Uchima

Hiratsuka Un'ichi

kikumon

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October 21, 2021

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