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50 Modern Oriental Art Finds

Traditional Asian Art Gets a Modern Update in These Creations

— April 9, 2013 — Art & Design
Throughout this fine collection of modern Oriental art finds, the main characteristic that you'll find to be most dominant is the inspiring ways that artists have taken influence from the past and injected it into their futuristic works.

Asia is a part of the world renowned for it's rich culture and art, so the concept of modern Oriental art is beyond interesting to admire. Young artists are using the traditions to make everything from various illustrations to packaging for alcohol bottles. The traditions are also being admired and coveted here in the west; several fashion publications have taken up modern Oriental art as a way to highlight the season's latest fashions or enhance the way that it will be perceived around the world.
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Celebratory Zodiac Dishware
Celebratory Zodiac Dishware
SBTG x DC Shoes 'Enter the Dragon' Presents Themed Plates
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Animated Alcohol Vessels
Animated Alcohol Vessels
The LOVE for Johnnie Walker Limited Edition Porcelain Bottle is Cultural
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Asian Artifact Painting Ads
Asian Artifact Painting Ads
This Paint Ad Shows a Man Painting the Great Wall of China
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Woodcut Print Replicas
Woodcut Print Replicas
Japanese Artist Hokusai is Remade to the Tee
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Stylish Skinless Silhouettes
Stylish Skinless Silhouettes
Choo Jong-Wan Depicts Subjects Comprised of Fluttering Fragments
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Power Tool Ink Paintings
Power Tool Ink Paintings
Howard Chen Recreates Traditional Chinese Art Using a Nail Gun
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Embroidered Metallic Manuscripts
Embroidered Metallic Manuscripts
Kazuhito Takadoi's Oriental Art Features Striking Stitchwork
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Disaster Donation Art
Disaster Donation Art
Miki Nitadori Donates Battle in Progress Works to Aid in Japan
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Multimedia Pimple Art
Multimedia Pimple Art
Lin Tianmiao's Artwork has Acne
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Grosteque Organ Illustrations
Grosteque Organ Illustrations
Wang Aiying Digs Deep Into the Body with Her Paintings
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Intricately Designed Oriental Illustrations
Intricately Designed Oriental Illustrations
Helen Vine Enhances Her Subects with Detailed Patterns
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War-Inspired Oriental Art
War-Inspired Oriental Art
Paper Cutting Art by Hua Tunan Puts a Modern Twist on Traditional Art
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Antique Asian Editorials
Antique Asian Editorials
The BLANQ '24 XIAO' Portfolio Turns Tradition on Its Head
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Microchipped Paintings
Microchipped Paintings
Artist Kim Yong Soo Dissects Art to Unveil Its Mechanical Anatomy
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Seasonal Body Paintings
Seasonal Body Paintings
Huang Yan Re-Creates the Calender on Human Skin
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Chubby Yogi Cartoons
Chubby Yogi Cartoons
Peter Taylor Depicts Plump & Joyous Yoga Practitioners in Quirky Poses
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Fantastical Forrest Illustrations
Fantastical Forrest Illustrations
Kyoung Hwan Kim Renders Woodlands Full of Whimsy and Magic
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Handsy Art Installations
Handsy Art Installations
Min Jeong Seo Sculpts Imagination
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Crumpled Wooden Art
Crumpled Wooden Art
Artist Cha Jong-Rye Sculpts Wood Like Clay
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Eastern Whisky Branding
Eastern Whisky Branding
The Johnnie Walker China Bottle Marries The Past with the Present
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Modern Art Laptops
Modern Art Laptops
Dell Japan Teams With American Artists for 'Studio 15' PCs
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Flashy Felt Tip Art
Flashy Felt Tip Art
Chinese Artist Pomme Chan Illustrates With Precision
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Contemporary Schoolgirl Woodblocks
Contemporary Schoolgirl Woodblocks
Rin Nadeshico Uses Traditional Japanese Art Style to Draw Anime
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Miniature Style Movie Scenes
Miniature Style Movie Scenes
The Artwork Of Murat Palta is Eye-Catching
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Japanese Art Retrospectives
Japanese Art Retrospectives
Takashi Murakami Honored at the Guggenheim Museum
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Gripping Geisha Artistry
Gripping Geisha Artistry
Mila Losenko Renders Beautiful Japanese Women in Ornate Dresses
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Quirky Cartooned Paintings
Quirky Cartooned Paintings
Chen Ke Paints Chinese Girls in All Shapes and Sizes
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Ancient Chinese Animal Art
Ancient Chinese Animal Art
Lindsey Carr Mimics Traditional Aesthetics in These Wildlife Images
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Psychedelic Asian Art
Psychedelic Asian Art
Casper Kang Renders Images Utilizing Traditional Eastern Motifs
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Creative Chromatic Illustrations
Creative Chromatic Illustrations
'Jade' by Emil Bertell is Sensationally Sweet-Natured
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Illustrated Loose Leaf Branding
Illustrated Loose Leaf Branding
Nongfu Spring Oriental Tea Packaging Features Cultural Cartoons
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Vividly Alluring Collages
Vividly Alluring Collages
Marumiyan Creates an Intricate Game of Eye Spy in These Portraits
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Vintage Oriental Artwork
Vintage Oriental Artwork
Don Hong-Oai Echoes the Traditional Asian Art
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Macabre Asian Art
Macabre Asian Art
Toshio Saeki Brings Back Traditional Japanese Shunga Illustrations
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Epic Tehnicolor Ilustrations
Epic Tehnicolor Ilustrations
Oki-Chu Mashes Abstract and Psychedlia to Create Trippy Art
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Cyborg-Esque Illustrations
Cyborg-Esque Illustrations
Yu Cheng Hong Creates a Surreal Universe
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Samurai Star Wars Art
Samurai Star Wars Art
Steve Bialik Brings Two Different Genres Together
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Explosive Expressive Color Art
Explosive Expressive Color Art
The Art of Minjae Lee Creates Powerful Effects on the Viewer
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Morbid Mermaid Graphics
Morbid Mermaid Graphics
Ai Shinohara Creates Alluring Asian Artwork
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Medieval Manga Mashups
Medieval Manga Mashups
Game of Thrones Anime Scroll Depicts the Cast in the Japanese Art Form
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Angry Manga Manipulations
Angry Manga Manipulations
Shohei Otomo Adds Intense Ferocity to Cheery Comic Characters
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Domestic Manga Mashups
Domestic Manga Mashups
Dan Luvisi's Artwork Blends Comic Book Styles
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Anatomical Tea Sets
Anatomical Tea Sets
Fragile by Kim Joon is Delicately Disturbing
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Calligraphic Asian Artistry
Calligraphic Asian Artistry
Jungshan Paints Provacative Images with Stylishly Smeared Ink
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Mythic Oriental Artistry
Mythic Oriental Artistry
Andoledius Illustrates Concepts Inspired by Asian Folklore
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Stoic Schoolgirl Illustrations
Stoic Schoolgirl Illustrations
Jun Kumaori Creates Enchanting Art With Nonchalant Figures
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Chromatically Exploding Paintings
Chromatically Exploding Paintings
Hua Tunan Combines Traditional Chinese Art With a Modern Touch
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Fantastical Humanimal Illustrations
Fantastical Humanimal Illustrations
Mao Nakada Uses Woodblock Prints for Fairy-Tale Magic
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Gold-Laced Girl Illustrations
Gold-Laced Girl Illustrations
Ikenaga Yasunari Uses Expensive Element as a Medium
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Teenage Anime-Style Avengers
Teenage Anime-Style Avengers
Artist Ricken Illustrates American Superheroes in a Japanese Style
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