Tag Archives: Japan

  1. Encounter


    May 14, 2015 by smithartonline

    Encounter draws upon images from the Japanese kitsune tradition of the trickster engaging an unsuspecting human. Of the numerous tales …
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  2. A Kitsune for Hastings

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    January 22, 2015 by smithartonline

      I return to the kitsune theme, with the figures of the fox and woman against a field of various …
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  3. A Kitsune Wedding bound for England


    July 19, 2014 by smithartonline

    Anticipating an exhibition in England, I made up this piece, Kitsune Wedding, following a couple of guidelines. The size cannot be …
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  4. Kitsune Wedding


    April 16, 2013 by smithartonline

    I am an extremely conservative artist. My intention is to return to the spiritual aspects of the earliest art forms …
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  5. Transformation

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    February 16, 2013 by smithartonline

    This mixed media constructed painting was finished a week or so ago. The Pasadena Society of Artists will soon be …
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  6. Numerous Small Lakes, 2006

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    January 17, 2013 by smithartonline

    With an impending exhibition next month, I need to frame up a number of current pieces. There is a significant …
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  7. Another Kitsune

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    October 12, 2012 by smithartonline

    A work nearing completion. It has been my experience that the artist needs to walk away for a bit so …
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