Posts Tagged ‘Ukiyo-e’

Historicizing Fantasy: iona ROZEAL brown at Salon 94 Freemans and Edward Tyler Nahem

iona ROZEAL brown’s stylized painting emerges from a studied transmutation of African-American and Japanese cultural tradition. Brown has developed a strong narrative lineage essential to reading her coded (albeit straightforward) illustrative paintings of Afro-Japanese courtesans, voguing stars, and fantasy creatures of mythic royalty. Brown’s concurrent exhibitions at Salon 94 Freemans and Edward Tyler Nahem seek to extend and perpetuate this narrative in a new elaboration[.....]

From the DS Archives: Fay Ku

From the DS Archives brings you the stunning work of Fay Ku. Drawing from her own experiences and an aesthetic nod to ukiyo-e or “pictures of the floating world,” Ku renders magnificent pieces that are at once completely modern and historically grounded. If your lucky enough to be in the New York or Wisconsin area you can check out her upcoming shows Tales Gone In[.....]