japonisme: 8/27/06 - 9/3/06

02 September 2006

tracing fascination

for as long as i can remember, the print, rather than the painting, has fascinated me; i've thought of it as poetry rather than prose. prints have a translucent quality: they're filled with light.

keika hasegawa (active c. 1893-1905)
Chrysanthemum 17
from 'one hundred chrysanthemums, 1893


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