Pawel Kuczynski’s satirical art. Take a moment to look at these properly.
Now THIS is worthy of being one of my favorite posts of all time on tumblr.
Matazo Kayama (1927-2004) was born in Kyoto, the son of a designer of Kimono.He used to play in his father’s studio, and loved to see him and his disciplesat work sketching and painting. He also learned a lot from his father’s collectionof international art books. Kayama started making art, and when he was 13 years oldhe entered the Japanese Painting Academy in Kyoto. In 1944 he went on to studytraditional Nihonga techniques at Tokyo National Academy of Fine Arts, at a timewhen the country was in the grips of World War II. His father died at theend of the war, but Kayama managed to keep studying art in Tokyo while helping his mother and younger sisters in KyotoKayama became a famous painter in his early 30’s and held his first personal exhibitionabroad in New York in 1961. Animals were one of his favorite themes throughout his career,own refined and innovative style. His work has been exhibited at the Central Museum of Beijing
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