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Shunga: The Erotic Art of Japan

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Shunga, or "images of spring, " are erotic polychrome engravings produced for the pleasure-loving society of Japan. Painted by the masters of the Ukiyo-e school during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, the Shunga served a number of purposes: illustrations for love novels, instructive albums for young wives, or even lucky charms for warriors. This book offers readers a co ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published August 15th 1998 by Universe Publishing
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Una vez, un viejo taoísta me dijo: los japoneses son una cultura de los vestidos. En ese momento no entendí. Después de varias horas observando estas obras geniales y leyendo los textos una de las características que viene a la mente es la importancia del vestido. Esta es, después de todo, una tradición visual fomentada por la cultura burguesa, consumida por los comerciantes en las ciudades. De la misma forma que en el arte del renacimiento existía la obra de arte que reunía elementos para que e ...more
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