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Amane

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2010-08-29

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Amane Matsumoto has revolutionized the world of Urushi and Sumie. He has spent his life working on.. modern Japanese urushi lacquer. He has revolutionized the urushi art scene with violent beauty that.. convey sorrow, darkness and anger in modern society.

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  • Ginkgo
    on Aug 23, 2011
    Ginkgo is godly and one of my favorits. It is  a symbol of my hometown. For me, it has the feeling of being hopeful. It's incredibly powerful. I'll  make an artwork with Ginkgo motifs in the near future.
  • Hineno Zunari Kabuto
    on Jun 28, 2011 in urushi Kabuto
    I made this black urushi lacquered Hineno Zunari Kabuto. A black urushi lacqered helmet with two horns has elegance and imagination.
  • I need to make two Kawari Kabutos.
    on May 24, 2011 in urushi Kabuto
    Kawari Kabuto have been famous for their elegance around the world. I need to make two Kawari Kabutos (Momonari Kabuto and Etchu zunari Kabuto). Kanshitsu and  Harigake technique allow me  to create Kabuto's wakitate and maetate. My work em...
  • ZOGAN
    on Mar 26, 2011
  • Japanese urushi maki-e lacquer panel
    on Sep 25, 2010 in urushi
    This is my '' Japanese urushi  maki-e lacquer panel''. I employ various maki-e tecniques(hira-makie,taka-makie,togidashi-makie). This work has  many aesthetic  elements.
  • A Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Lacquer incense container
    on Sep 15, 2010 in urushi
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  • A Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Lacquer incense container
    on Sep 13, 2010 in urushi
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  • Inlay incense container
    on Sep 13, 2010 in urushi
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  • I really like animals.
    on Sep 6, 2010 in life
    I really like animals. I treat animals kindly because I believe that animals have emotions. The slow life with animals is my ideal life.
  • process explanation
    on Sep 2, 2010 in urushi Kabuto
    This sabi is applied. It's perfective now.
  • coming soon
    on Sep 2, 2010
    coming soon...
  • great landscape
    on Sep 1, 2010 in life
    This photos looks like a Hiroshige's ukiyo-e. Tell me how you feel. It makes my life.    It makes my art.
  • Musashi as an artist
    on Aug 31, 2010 in sumie
    The Art of Musashi is very sophisticated. He often painted the Zen subjects, Daruma. His sumie works are like a pursuit of Zen. I often look for his works in Japan. I look up to him.
  • Musashi as an artist
    on Aug 31, 2010 in sumie
    The Art of Musashi is very sophisticated. He often painted the Zen subjects, Daruma.His sumie works are like a pursuit of Zen.I often look for his works in Japan.I look up to him.
  • Does anyone have any idea of how one might arrange this?
    on Aug 29, 2010 in life
    I'd like to meet Mr.Larry Ellison . I contacted Oracle many times. Does anyone have any idea of how one might arrange this? He has Japanese Kabuto collections.I'd like to show my modern Urushi Kabuto to him. His samurai soul like Nobunaga is...
  • Cool Japan
    on Aug 29, 2010 in urushi
    Cool Japan is a term that describes the growing international interest in Japan. We can not forget there is not Anime but Urushi culture in Japan. I want to make a very strong impact on global trends with Urushi and Sumie works. I don't give up.
  • Does anyone have any idea of how one might arrange this?
    on Aug 29, 2010 in life
    I'd like to meet Mr.Larry Ellison .I contacted Oracle many times. Does anyone have any idea of how one might arrange this?He has Japanese Kabuto collections.I'd like to show my modern Urushi Kabuto to him. His samurai soul like Nobunaga is so co...
  • Cool Japan
    on Aug 29, 2010 in urushi
    Cool Japan is a term that describes the growing international interest in Japan.We can not forget there is not Anime but Urushi culture in Japan. I want to make a very strong impact on global trends with Urushi and Sumie works.I don't give up.
  • Buffalo Urushi Horn
    on Aug 28, 2010 in Kabuto
    This horns are the Japanese Kabuto  Helmet's Wakitate. This material made of  Japanese paper. I apply a layer of ki-urushi. A next  process in which a layer of ki urushi mixed with jinoko is applied. Finally,I make my urushiware wit...
  • 神獣(god-like animal)
    on Aug 28, 2010 in Kabuto
    This Kabuto is my latest work.This name is 神獣(god-like animal).Physical descriptionA Samurai Helmet with one maetate and two bossesPlace of OriginJapan (made)Date2010 (made)Artist/makerAmane Matsumoto (maker)Materials and TechniquesLacquered...
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