Japan's 18th Century Commercial Art Revitalizes Color
Clip: Episode 7 | 1m 53s | Video has closed captioning.
Ukiyo-e began with only a few colors, but combined them in increasingly sophisticated ways to create vivid depictions of a rapidly growing urban life. Wildly popular in all its forms, it demonstrated that every day transitory objects could be considered art.
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