Rinpa

Some articles on rinpa:

Rimpa School - Later Development
... The Rinpa school was revived in the Genroku era (1688–1704) by Ogata Kōrin and his younger brother Ogata Kenzan, sons of a prosperous Kyoto textile merchant ... A dramatic composition, it established the direction of Rinpa for the remainder of its history ... Other Rinpa artists active in this period were Tatebayashi Kagei, Tawaraya Sori, Watanabe Shiko, Fukae Roshu and Nakamura Hochu ...
Rimpa School - Style
... Rinpa artists worked in various formats, notably screens, fans and hanging scrolls, woodblock printed books, lacquerware, ceramics, and kimono textiles ... Many Rinpa paintings were used on the sliding doors and walls (fusuma) of noble homes ... The stereotypical standard painting in the Rinpa style involves simple natural subjects such as birds, plants and flowers, with the background filled in with ...