More Modern Woodblock prints: Katsuyuki Nishijima

As promised in my post about Kawase Hasui, I want to continue showing modern woodblock prints. The following are made by Katsuyuki Nishijima (born 1945). He sticks to traditional themes, but adds a contemporary perspective to it. Love the little flying umbrellas.
Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Rain and Fine'

Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Rain and Fine'



Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Roofs' (not official title)

Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Roofs' (not official title)



Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Street Corner' (not official title)

Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Street Corner' (not official title)



Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Laundry Day'

Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Laundry Day'



Those rooftops remember me on towns and villages near my hometown (which is not in Japan, but Saxony, Germany).
Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Ikomaya'

Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Ikomaya'



Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Umbrellas'

Katsuyuki Nishijima - 'Umbrellas'



And this is what the people on the intertubes think about Japanese art. Loved this – and the comments on the page there are glorious.
Japanese Art PWND

The recursive comments in the link are rotflsome.