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The Floating Brush: Learning Japanese Shodo from a Kendo Master
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Kamel Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Dan Popp had the good fortune to meet Duk Yeong Kim Sensei in 1990, and what transpired was a 17yr journey of studying traditional Japanese Kendo (Way of the Sword) and Shodo (Way of the Brush). THE FLOATING BRUSH presents the ancient Japanese art of Shodo and provides a glimpse of how he learned this aesthetic art form and includes examples of his sensei’s art as well as Dan’s own over the years.
28 Famous Murders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Between 1866 and 1868 the celebrated Japanese artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, in collaboration with his colleague Utagawa Yoshiiku, produced a series of images of graphic horror and cruelty entitled ’28 Famous Murders with Verse’.
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
Peking Opera - Traditional Classic Operas
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Peking Opera has a great repertoire. Many fine operas in the repertoires have been loved by the audience. Of them, some are classics which have been continuously performed over the past centuries. The ebook with vivid descriptions and excellent pictures, strives to give readers a basic knowledge of the ancient performing art, and to enable them to better appreciate its unique artistic charm.
Daydreaming in Kyoto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
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Haiku Notes from a Perfect Day in Japan’s Ancient Capital