Internet Weekly Report - Art And Culture

Saito Kiyoshi

Saito Kiyoshi [Bio 1907-1997]
Saito Kiyoshi was part of the Sōsaku hanga woodblock print movement, which was an individual creative departure from the Shin hanga, which was heavily influenced by Ukiyo-e.  Kiyoshi originally was more famous outside of Japan than within, and he was one the first such artists to win international recognition in 1951.  His work, which reminds me a little of Picasso, is very well represented in this large digital collection of images (82) from the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Ecstasy (B) (1953) Nude (1954)

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Internet Weekly Report First Issued on 12/15/2001,
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Last Updated Sunday, 10. February 2008 10:33:56.

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