The Fuji Arts Clearance is Unique in the Market
Thousands of prints sell every year in the Fuji Arts clearance. Savvy shoppers enjoy buying both originals and old reprints at just $24.99. And who wouldn't? It's fun to shop, the cost is low, and before you know it, exciting new prints show up at your doorstep.
If you're new to Fuji Arts clearance, here is the best tip we can give you: Check often, because the best prints move lightning fast!
Please note: We cannot ship orders totaling less than $24.99.
Sosaku Hanga - The sosaku hanga or creative print movement in Japan began in the early part of the twentieth century. Unlike the traditional collaborative woodblock printing process utilizing a separate artist, carver, and printer along with a publisher, the sosaku hanga movement emphasized artist involvement in designing, carving, and printing the blocks himself, as the sole creator of his work. The movement gained popularity following World War II, earning international acclaim and expanding subject matter to include abstraction. Today most contemporary Japanese print artists design, carve, and print their woodblocks themselves, continuing the vibrant creative tradition established with ukiyo-e. Sosaku hanga prints encompass a wide range of subjects and expressive artistic styles, and are a great choice for a collector interested in modern and contemporary prints.
Eighty-eight Sacred Places in Shikoku - This intriguing sosaku hanga series by Kadowaki Shunichi depicts the "Pilgrimage to the Eighty-eight Sacred Places of Shikoku." A journey of nearly one thousand miles, the pilgrimage route encircles the island of Shikoko, and includes many of the temples founded by the revered Buddhist monk Kukai, known as Kobo Daishi after his death. Shunichi animates the scenes with energetic line work and patches of color, creating lively subjects in his own unique style. He uses small calligraphic strokes to enliven surfaces and give an appearance of texture to stones, tree bark, or even the ground. Designed, carved, and printed by the artist between 1966 and 1969, this fascinating series presents a modern take on the traditional pilgrimage. Each print includes a label on reverse in Japanese with the name and number of the temple. Works by Kadowaki Shunichi are rarely seen in the market.
Artist - Kadowaki Shunichi (1913 - 2005)
Image Size - 9 7/8" x 14 1/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with thin paper as originally released. Slight soiling. Some prints have stains at edges. Please see photos for details. Generally in good condition overall.
What can I find on clearance?
- Prints that have moved through our auctions and are ready to go below cost.
- Prints that are overstocked.
- Prints with condition issues.
Prints are identified as original or reprint, and artist information is offered when known. We include excellent photos of each print, as well as a brief condition report.
While you're shopping, keep in mind that some condition issues could simply be framed out, some could be easily repaired, and others just allow you to enjoy owning a 19th century original at a bargain price. Of course, many prints are in excellent condition, just needing to be cleared out.
So, check out all the clearance offers and find prints that suit your taste.
Enjoy the Clearance treasure hunt!