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August 13, 2018
The mysterious worlds of Kunito Nagaoka’s engravings
The mysterious worlds of Kunito Nagaoka’s engravings

Kunito Nagaoka is a Japanese printmaker with a long career as an artist. Born in 1940, he grew up and studied art in his country, then lived in Berlin, Germany, for 20 years. Now, he teaches art in a Fine Art school in Kyoto. Nagaoka’s work is full of mystery, often involving landscape that include […]

November 27, 2016
Vintage-looking circus beasts linocuts by Otis
Vintage-looking circus beasts linocuts by Otis

Otis is a Spanish-speaking artist that creates experiment with linocut printing. It’s hard to find anything about him on the Internet, so all we’ll share will be these awesome linocuts that display strange circus animals.

October 13, 2016
Famous japanese prints animated using mechanical wooden frames
Famous japanese prints animated using mechanical wooden frames

Ugoita is a collective of Japanese artists who create cool and absurd artworks. This project is a take on Sharaku‘s kabuki actor portraits, using some mechanical wooden frames to animate it. The result can be seen in this cool video.

May 31, 2016
The wood engravings of Ray Morimura
The wood engravings of Ray Morimura

Born in 1948 and still working on his art in Japan, Ray Morimura is a talented wood engraver who built a unique style throughout the years. He started out as an abstract painter and turned to figurative prints later in his career. His artworks use complex patterns to create a sens of depth rarely seen […]