Thanks, Chris. Gorgeous works!
I'm the fortunate owner of this wonderful watercolour painting, "Journey
Home IX", by Keiko Tanabe who lives in San Diego, CA. The painting's of
Kyoto, her birthplace:
She's incredibly prolific and many of her Japanese [and other] paintings are
On 28 January 2010 01:24, Chris Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This wiki quick gloss over monochrome landscape painting in Japan and
> China seems worth following up on. (Some of the aesthetic is to do with
> accidents which are perfect... side note)
> an austere monochrome style of ink painting introduced from Sung and
> Yuan dynasty China largely replaced the polychrome scroll paintings of
> the previous period, although some polychrome portraiture remained –
> primary in the form of chinso paintings of Zen monks.Typical of such
> painting is the depiction by the priest-painter Kao of the legendary
> monk Kensu (Hsien-tzu in Chinese) at the moment he achieved
> enlightenment. This type of painting was executed with quick brush
> strokes and a minimum of detail.
> Does anyone know of better URLs?
> best, cj (had enough of typing my name.)
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