A Captivating Tale of Forbidden Emotions
In this evocative expressionist painting, the faces of the geisha reveal a myriad of emotions, resonating with the pain and suffering endured during an era when same-gender affections were forbidden.
Each brushstroke bears the weight of their hidden desires, their yearning for authentic connections in a society plagued by suppression. This singular piece encapsulates the transformative power of art to illuminate untold stories and ignite meaningful contemplation.
Through its expressive portrayal and thought-provoking theme, “Hear 2 Heart” “以心伝心” (ishindenshin) echoes the resilience and beauty that arise when we dare to embrace our authentic selves.
Only 1 to be printed.
About this Print Collection
Introducing “ishindenshin” a graphic art print collection that celebrates the beauty and elegance of Japanese culture. Inspired by the country’s rich history and traditional art forms, this collection features vibrant illustrations of iconic Japanese elements, such as cherry blossoms, koi fish, the majestic Mount Fuji and more.
以心伝心 (ishindenshin): This yojijukugo phrase means “heart to heart” or to share your true heart’s emotions to connect with someone else.
Each print captures the essence of Japan’s unique aesthetic, with bold colors and intricate details that reflect the country’s deep appreciation for harmony and balance. Whether displayed individually or as a set, these art prints are a perfect addition to any home or office, adding a touch of timeless elegance and cultural richness to any space.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
@estyhimself is a New Zealand based graphic artist & photographer with a passion for creativity and a love for visual storytelling. He loves experimenting and combining unique and imaginative concepts with innovative design techniques to create captivating and memorable pieces.
@estyhimself is the creative director for Neziak Design Studio and curator for Neziak CO.