Sosaku Hanga | Post-WWII Japanese Prints

The Sosaku Hanga or “creative print” movement emerged in the changing Japan of the early 20th century. The movement arose from a central tenant: the artist must participate in every aspect of production. As artists shed the traditional delegation of ukiyo-e production and explored each role themselves, the act of printmaking adopted a more spontaneous, expressive attitude. Artists explored with the knife, chisel, woodblock, and ink to push to the boundaries of their medium. Originally excluded from Japan’s formal art world, Sosaku Hanga began on the pages of magazines. It was not until 1919 that the first Sosaku Hanga exhibition opened in Tokyo. Ranging from figural to abstract, the movement flourished after WWII, and found a new, eager audience among American GIs. In this collection, Ronin Gallery presents masters of Sosaku Hanga such as Onchi, Ono, Munakata, Saito, Sekino, and Mori, as well as other post-war Japanese printmakers.

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Seagull

Miyashita, Tokio

Seagull

JP-100695

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Bisyamonten, Kyoto

Saito, Kiyoshi

Bisyamonten, Kyoto

JP-209769

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Nison-in Autumn Kyoto

Saito, Kiyoshi

Nison-in Autumn Kyoto

JP-209766

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Broken Oven

Tajima, Hiroyuki

Broken Oven

JP-209597

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Pioneer Settlement

Azechi, Umetaro

Pioneer Settlement

JPR1-57512

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Winter in Aizu

Saito, Kiyoshi

Winter in Aizu

JPR1-68729

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Soba Noodle Wagon

Tokuriki, Tomikichiro

Soba Noodle Wagon

JP-209747

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Rainy Day

Miyamoto, Shufu

Rainy Day

JPR-209511

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Carlsbad Caverns

Yoshida, Toshi

Carlsbad Caverns

JPR-111940

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Red Dragonfly

Miyashita, Tokio

Red Dragonfly

JP-100607

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Improvisation No. 2

Miyashita, Tokio

Improvisation No. 2

JP-100798

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Flower Cart in Winter

Takeshita, Kin-u

Flower Cart in Winter

JP-209758

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Flower Cart in Summer

Takeshita, Kin-u

Flower Cart in Summer

JP-209757

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Flower Cart in Spring

Takeshita, Kin-u

Flower Cart in Spring

JP-209756

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Girl (Shell)

Kawano, Kaoru

Girl (Shell)

JPR-109830

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Yuzu

Mabuchi, Toru

Yuzu

JP-110042

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Tofukuji

Okuyama, Gijin

Tofukuji

JPR3-25201

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Where it all began

Miyashita, Tokio

Where it all began

JPR-104365

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Yasaka Pagoda

Inagaki, Toshijiro

Yasaka Pagoda

JP-209600

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Eerie Night

Mori, Yoshitoshi

Eerie Night

JP2-25429

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Fire Cart

Mori, Yoshitoshi

Fire Cart

JPR-84254

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Jealousy: Kiyohime Turning into Snake

Mori, Yoshitoshi

Jealousy: Kiyohime Turning into Snake

JPR-84172

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Tsuchigumo (Earth Spider)

Mori, Yoshitoshi

Tsuchigumo (Earth Spider)

JPR-84147

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Shrine of the Paper Makers, Fukui

Yoshida, Toshi

Shrine of the Paper Makers, Fukui

JP-209607

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