🎨 Designs - An Explanation Ukiyo-e (浮世絵)
• Ukiyo-e is a genre of Japanese art between the 17th and 19th century. "e" means "picture", while "ukiyo" means "transience" in Buddhism, similar to the idea of "vanitas" in Christianity.
1. Red Fuji: "Fine Wind, Clear Morning" is one of Hokusai's masterpieces. It depicts a morning in early autumn, when the morning sun covers Mt. Fuji.
2. The Wave: Under the Wave off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) is another iconic work by Hokusai. The cresting wave in the foreground with Mt. Fuji in the background express both stillness and movement. It is believed that both Van Gogh and Debussy were inspired by Hokusai's work. Other designs:
3. Crocodile: This very cute design shows a crocodile and two birds as friends.
4. Whale: The furoshiki shows a whale swimming through the ocean alongside cuttlefish and plankton.
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