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Yumeji Design (Art) (Japanese) Paperback – 24 Jun 2005

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  • Paperback: 16 pages
  • Publisher: PIE Books (24 Jun 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 4894444178
  • ISBN-13: 978-4894444171
  • Product Dimensions: 21.4 x 15.2 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,872,763 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Yumeji Takehisa, being widely known by his female portrait paintings, is a painter and also a poet, who brought a breath of fresh air to the Japanese art and culture from the Meiji-era to the Taisho-era. He also created many works as a graphic designer including book covers, advertisements, posters etc. Both retro and modern, discover the allure of Yumeji's art anew.

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Probably not well known in the West, Takehisa Yumeji was a leader of the "Taisho Romanticism" movement.

His colours and deceptively simple designs have become popular again amongst artistic and creative groups.
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