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Abstract & Geometric

Some of us are simply not inclined to be told how we should see reality.  We turn to abstraction or geometric simplification in art, so we get to see what we want to see.  If you are one of those people, this selection will give your mind ample room to wander and discover your own view of the world.
Toko Shinoda: Blossom



Screenprint, 2002.


Translucent panels reminiscent of petals appear to tremble, and softly overlap. A touch of hand applied gold enhances the delicate abstract image.M...

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Kiyoshi Saito: In Paris (4)

SAITO, Kiyoshi

In Paris (4)

Woodblock Print, 1961.


A lively sophisticated Parisian gathering in which the energy of the figures is expressedwithin their shapes with strong woodgrain detail. One brig...

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Kiyoshi Saito: Two Cats

SAITO, Kiyoshi

Two Cats

Woodblock Print, 1955.


Two Siamese cats appraise each other in this rarely seen early image. The Print is enhanced by a bold, richly carved and inked red background.Mediu...

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Toko Shinoda: Arrived Wind B


Arrived Wind B

Lithograph, 1980.


An abstract with vertical elements reminiscent of bamboo , connectedwith soft strokes and hand applied brush stokes in greenMedium: Lithograph with...

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Kiyoshi Saito: Steady Gaze

SAITO, Kiyoshi

Steady Gaze

Woodblock Print, 1972.


Two cats, black and white against a bright blue background. stretch their necks to inspecta little yellow butterfly. The Artist enjoys characterist...

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Kiyoshi Saito: Flowers and a Girl (2)

SAITO, Kiyoshi

Flowers and a Girl (2)

Woodblock Print, 1974.


A young girl in profile, her face rendered in simple planes of acid greenand brilliant yellow. A floating 'red eye' adds an unexpected element to t...

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Kiyoshi Saito: Urubundai Aizu

SAITO, Kiyoshi

Urubundai Aizu

Woodblock Print, 1955.


A scarce early landscape by Kiyoshi Saito printed in heavy hand applied inks.Simple organic, geometric shapes printed in rich colors accentuate the...

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Tomio Kinoshita: Disaster Sold



Woodblock Print, 1958-1960.

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A magnificent, rare oversized Work.As quoted by the Artist: 'I am trying to express the sufferingof mankind, of all living beings'.The Modern Japan...

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Joichi Hoshi: Spring Moon

HOSHI, Joichi

Spring Moon

Woodblock Print, 1976.


A full moon casts a silver glow over the top of a small tree.Horizontal planes of neutral colors create a sense of tranquilityin this wonderful com...

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Hideo Hagiwara: Germination



Woodblock Print, 1960.


A scarce sheet from Hagiwara's desirable Germination Series.Small seeds beneath the soil glow with contrasting colors as they prepareto emerge into...

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