Akira Kurosawa paintings

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Akira Kurosawa would paint characters, even entire scenes, before they were ever filmed. Today, we call it story boarding. Yet another way that Kurosawa defined film as an artistic medium. What a visionary! Martin Scorsese, Stanley Kubrick, Alfred Hitchcock, Renoir, Kurosawa Akira, Storyboard Film, Fritz Lang, Musashi, Japanese Film

The Brush and the Lens: Kurosawa As Painter and Filmmaker

As a painter and filmmaker, Kurosawa stuck to his own style, informed heavily by traditional Japanese painting as well as European impressionists and expressionists, another arena of art where he answered to both Eastern and Western influences.

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Kagemusha by Akira Kurosawa

Directed by Akira Kurosawa. With Yoshitaka Zushi, Kin Sugai, Toshiyuki Tonomura, Shinsuke Minami. Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley. Japanese Film, Vintage Japanese, Japanese Poster, Kurosawa Akira, Pop Art, Old Movie Posters, Film Posters, Kunst Poster, Japanese Graphic Design

Juxtapoz Magazine - Vintage Japanese Movie Posters

We love browsing through old movie posters, especially foreign ones. This is a few of our favorites from a recent 50watts post on vintage Japanese mov...

The painted storyboards of the great master~ I intended to be a painter before I became involved in film. A curious turn of events, however, brought me to cinema, where I began my present career. When I changed ca Dream Painting, Painting & Drawing, Kurosawa Akira, Beautiful Film, Storyboard, Book Art, Weird, The Incredibles, Hand Painted

Akira Kurosawa’s Hand-Painted Storyboards

In honor of Akira Kurosawa’s birthday.

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Akira Kurosawa Painted the Storyboards For Scenes in His Epic Films: Compare Canvas to Celluloid

Appreciators of the finest works in cinema history often liken their images to paintings. In the case of Akira Kurosawa, maker of quite a few entries on that grand list of the finest works in cinema history, that makes professional sense: he began as a painter, only later turning filmmaker.