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Tsuchimochi Completes His '100 Views of Tokyo'

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Three years ago, the illustrator Shinji Tsuchimochi embarked on an ambitious project. Following in the footsteps of ukiyo-e artist Hiroshige who created One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, Tsuchimochi began illustrating 100 Views of Tokyo. As of July 2016, he's completed his 100th view, effectively bringing closure to his project. Looking back on the project, each is a unique work of art, inspired by ukiyo-e but produced with a modern sense of whimsy and, sometimes, surrealism. It’s a Tokyo that the Edo painters never knew, but one that, for all its pros and cons, is worth commemorating and serializing.

Find out what Tsuchimochi has in store for his fantastic art collection by visiting Spoon & Tamago below!

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