Doodles? Or Ukiyo-e?


5m 00s
Broadcast on March 21, 2020 Available until March 31, 2030

A series of doodles by the famous artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi turn out to be carefully considered depictions of the kabuki actors of the day. What kind of artistic statement was he trying to make?

*"Scribbles on a Warehouse Wall" (1848) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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