Besuchen Sie uns an Stand 5 // Visit us at booth 5
17. - 20. Juni 2021 | Donnerstag - Samstag 11 - 19 Uhr und Sonntag 11 - 18 Uhr
The largest collection of original Japanese woodblock prints in Austria.
Japanese & European woodblock prints, Japonism, Asian Objects
Monday, Thursday and Friday 11:00 - 18:00
Saturday 11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday, Wednesday by appointment
Sōsaku hanga (creative prints) was an art movement starting in the early 20th century, which was shaped by the expectation that the artist must participate in every aspect of printmaking. Sōsaku hanga prints, therefore, mark the departure from traditional ukiyo-e production and aesthetics, and results in highly individualized works, strongly influenced by international trends in art.
For our whole collection of Sosaka Hanga and New Hanga Prints, please click here.
We are online available, also pick-ups are possible by appointment.
The main subjects of Osaka prints are portraits of kabuki actors, their roles, and kabuki plays in general. Sometimes the images include the stage settings or essential attributes of the actor's part.
In comparison with Edo prints, Osaka prints are often more detailed in expression and color. Sometimes even the plain background was filled with color. The facial expressions of the portraits are more distinct and delicate. This remarkably high workmanship and high quality of materials, color and paper, make Osaka prints very precious. The so-called Osaka prints became favored among connoisseurs.
from November 5th to 14th we show our annual fall fair exhibition at the gallery and are open daily (except Sunday) from 11:00 - 19:00.
Please contact us by phone or email, so we can apply the distance rules.
For printing Japanese woodblock prints, there was a simple method to determinate the paper sizes: Standardized sheets got divided into two, three or four parts. A paper size bigger than the full-sized paper got glued together. Even though it seems simple, it is not so easy to name the actual size. Although the full-sized sheets have been standardized, the actual sizes can vary quite a lot. That could have different reasons:
Besuchen Sie uns am Stand 25 // Visit us at booth 25.
15. - 18. Oktober 2020 | Donnerstag 11 h - 20 h, Freitag, Samstag und Sonntag 11 h - 18 h
We are happy to announce our participation at the SIAF Salzburg International Art Fair
We are happy to see you at booth 12!
Please read the whole article on the MAK Blog.
Take pictures of your Asian artwork and the renowned expert for Asian art Dr. Marcus Oertel will valuate your objects without charge and nonbinding and can also advise you if you are interested in expanding or improving your collection.