Posts Tagged ‘ Hokusai ’

Haiku Requiems – Icebox

Jenkins’ Requiem First Movement:

 

–  in Jenkins’ Requiem movement 8: Now as a spirit
人魂(ひとだま)で 行く気散じや 夏野原
Now as a spirit
I shall roam
the summer fields
Hokusai 北斎
(Edo, 18-19th, ukiyo-e artist)

and in movement 10
Having seen the moon
月も見て我はこの世をかしく哉
Having seen the moon
even I take leave of this life
with a blessing

Chiyo-ni 千代尼
(Matto, Kaga, 18th, most famous haiku poetess)

Source: Haiku Requiems | Icebox

Shunga sex and pleasure in Japanese art | The British Museum

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Kitagawa Utamaro, Utamakura (Poem of the Pillow), 1788

Shunga sex and pleasure in Japanese art

The Half-Moon Rising | Burn The Water

Hokusai    Swallows and Willow   Wood Block Print

The Half-Moon Rising | Burn The Water.

Issa’s Untidy Hut: Valli Poole & Chen-ou Liu: Wednesday Haiku, Week 65

Issa’s Untidy Hut: Valli Poole & Chen-ou Liu: Wednesday Haiku, Week 65.

Hokusai – Retrospective / Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin, until October 24

Hokusai ~ Shrikes, Jays, Saxifrage and Strawberries ca 1834

Hokusai Retrospective – Berliner Festspiele
Hokusai and the quest for perfection – signandsight.com

This exhibition is organized by Berliner Festspiele and Martin-Gropius-Bau, together with the Japan Foundation, the Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin (JDZB), Sumida City and Nikkei Inc., with special support from the Ishibashi Foundation, and under the auspices of the Embassy of Japan. This is part of a series of events to mark “150 Years of German-Japanese Friendship”.