The Great Teacher
The Great Teacher
The Great Teacher
The Great Teacher
The Great Teacher

The Great Teacher

The print depicts China's iconic philosopher, Confucius. The artist's own unique style is apparent in the way he draws on a contemporary aesthetic to bring new perspective to the conventional motifs, while respecting the meanings inherent in traditional representations of the philosopher. In this work the artist has sought to define what culture is by tracing the roots of Japanese ukiyo-e, which developed out of printing technology introduced to Japan from China.

Chan was born in Hong Kong in 1950. Following 10 years working in an advertising agency, he taught himself design. In 1980 he set up his own company and went on to work in a wide range of fields, including corporate logos and product design. As one of few internationally recognized designers from Hong Kong, Chan has embraced the concept of "East meets West." His work includes logo design for the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Japanese furniture and homeware store Francfranc.

Price

Sale price¥60,000

About the Frame for "Homage to UKIYOE"

About the Frame for "Homage to UKIYOE"

Dimension of frame : 55.0 x 42.8 cm
Specification of frame: Approx. 1.8kg, aluminum, acrylic resin

 

About the Frame for "Homage to UKIYOE"

About the Frame for "Homage to UKIYOE"

Dimension of frame : 55.0 x 42.8 cm
Specification of frame: Approx. 1.8kg, aluminum, acrylic resin

 
Quantity:
Size/WeightImage Size: 36.8 × 25.5 cm
MaterialPaper: Echizen Kizuki Hosho Washi made by Living National Treasure, Ichibei Iwano
FeatureType of print: Woodcut print

The "Homage to Ukiyoe" project, first exhibited as part of the Tokyo Design Week in Milano Salone 2015, enabled six of the world's most renowned comtemporary artists and designers to become ukiyo-e (traditional Japanese woodcut print) artists. Collaborating with the carvers and printers of the Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints, and guided by the "Homage to Ukiyoe" theme, these currently active creators produced contemporary ukiyo-e expressing their own individual interpretations of the woodcut prints of Japan's Edo period (1603–1867) that influenced Van Gogh and Monet. The participating creators included Dan Schlesinger, who is famous for creating the cover art for the Japanese edition of the Harry Potter series, and James Jean, who has designed artwork for Prada.

 

アダチ版画の想い

私たちアダチ版画研究所は、伝統的な木版技術の基本を守りながら、
時代にあった魅力ある作品を創造してまいります。

こだわりの品質・素材

アダチ版画研究所では、木版本来の美しさを最大限に引き出すために、厳選した素材と道具を使用しています。

伝統の技術・職人

商業印刷として発展した浮世絵の制作は、効率や採算性が重視されたことから、すべての工程において無駄がなく洗練されています。浮世絵の技術の基本をご紹介します。