Ukiyo-e refers to Japanese paintings and woodblock art prints that initially depicted the world Edo Period. The word "ukiyo" means the floating or everyday world, while the letter" e" means pictures. So, ukiyo-e translates as the world in an image.
This Japanese art form was so powerful that it found its way to the Western world during the 18th century. It was the first form of Japanese art that made its way through international seas. This influence became known as Japonism, which defined the interest in the aesthetics of the art. This interest made it possible for western art movements such as impressionism, Art Nouveau, and Modernism to flourish.
One of the most famous paintings of this period is The Great Wave by Hokusai. You've probably seen this someplace, or it may look a bit familiar because it can be seen in a lot of museums in the world. This painting by Hokusai was so successful that it gain adoration from the likes of Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet.
Ukiyo-E Shirts By Dandingeroz
When we saw these designs from Dan of @dandingeroz, we immediately knew that this is a design we shouldn't pass up. Dan uses the beauty of the landscape to depict a traditional Ukiyo-e inspiration. His drawings depict the decidedly Japanese aesthetics of beauty, poetry, and nature.
Here are some of the popular designs from his collection:
You can see more of Dandingeroz designs here. Price starts at P350.