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  • Artist Spotlight | Ukiyo-e

    A Closer Look: Courtesan Wakaume from the Tamaya

    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) is a true master of ukiyo-e. From his images of bugs to his renowned portraits of women, his works exude a subtle and elegant beauty. Starting in 1791, Utamaro focused on
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  • Artist Spotlight | Ukiyo-e

    Who is Utamaro?

    Utamaro is one of the masters of woodblock printing. Active in the late 18th century, he is renowned for his portraits of women and celebrated for his ability to subtlety capture their private lives.
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  • Artist Spotlight | Contemporary Art

    Q&A with Sebastian Masuda

    Q: Since the opening of 6%DokiDoki in 1995, you have explored your vision across stage, screen, and galleries worldwide. How has your understanding of kawaii evolved over the past two decades A:
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  • Artist Spotlight | For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    A Closer Look: Jade Rabbit and Sun Wukong

    Songoku, the Monkey King, or Sun Wukong in Chinese, is the hero of the 16th century Chinese novel The Journey to the West. He was a mischievous deity whose pranks wreaked havoc in Heaven. Songoku
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  • Artist Spotlight | For Your Interest | Ukiyo-e

    A Closer Look: Moon Above the Sea at Daimotsu Bay

    In A Closer Look we'll consider the legends behind some of the most influential designs of Ukiyo-e.   This week, we'll turn our attention to Yoshitoshi's "Moon Above the Sea at Daimotsu Bay"
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  • Artist Spotlight | Contemporary Art

    Featured Artist: Daryl Howard

    Ronin Gallery is thrilled to have our very own Daryl Howard featured in the March issue of Southwest Art! The article considers her work, artistic practice, and influences, stating: “From
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  • Artist Spotlight | Ukiyo-e

    Brushes, Brooms and Talons: Tales of Hokusai

    With our new exhibition, HOKUSAI: Great Art, Small Sizes, opening this Saturday, Ronin Gallery took a moment consider the more exuberant moments of this artistic genius. Hokusai possessed an
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  • Artist Spotlight | Contemporary Art

    A Conversation with the Artist: Cyoko Tamai

    With the exhibition Against Gravity: Cyoko Tamai opening today, Cyoko herself stopped by the gallery this Monday to help hang the show.  We got the chance to ask her couple questions about her
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  • Artist Spotlight | Contemporary Art | For Your Interest

    Horiyoshi III on VICE!

    After our exhibition Taboo: Ukiyo-e and the Japanese Tattoo earlier this year, we at Ronin Gallery are thrilled to see Japan's foremost tattoo artist, Horiyoshi III, featured on VICE. In this short
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  • Artist Spotlight | Contemporary Art | News and Events

    Open Studio: Cyoko Tamai

    Cyoko demonstrates her technique. Using a fine-pointed steel pen, augmented by sumi ink, Cyoko Tamai deconstructs and rebuilds: she tears, scratches and rips incredibly strong Japanese
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