Mt. Fuji Series:Light and Darkness - Mount Fuji At the end of the tunnel, the apparition of Mount Fuji, in bright light, rises in all its mystic majesty; a particulary awesome sight, after a journey through the dark, confined space through which the traveller has passed; the symbolic significance - from darkness to light -is impressively conveyed in this Work
Mt. Fuji Series:Setting Sun Mt. Fuji this print glows with an inner fire- extraordinary view of the darkening mountain in the last light of the setting sun; fine lines of light still delicately define the edge of clouds
Lady No. 1 A subtle and evocative image of a woman in a flower patterned garment, her face accentuated by striking eyes, arched eyebrows and to the left, a strongly defined lock of hair. Colors of rust, blue and touch of yellow on soft ivory background create a gentle pattern of color. The effect is arresting yet non-intrusive; it is an image that continously renews itself as more subtleties are revealed.
Mt. Fuji Series:White Capped Mt. Fuji [in Japanese] An unusualy, almost abstract view of the white Fuji, seen in the distance, rising above rows of grey mountain terrain. Its shape is gently embossed, an unusual feature in the Artist's depiction of Fuji
Mt. Fuji Series:Autumn Mt. Fuji The famous mountain appears to rise before our eyes, against a russet sky; varied bands of color enhance its mighty form. Above, Fall leaves echo the color of the ground and frame the bold, majestic image of Mount Fuji.
Mt. Fuji Series:Distant Mt. Fuji in Winter [in Japanese] In a blue-lilac haze, under a darkened sky, Mount Fuji floats, a small conical shape of white. A wonderful balance is achieved between the curving band of dark trees, the lighter snow covered fields above and below, the mountain and dark sky.
Flying Angel No. 3 From the circus series, the woodblock Print is an animated, lively composition; two bright orange, angular shapes anchor a large, white band in which appear faces, moving forms and abstract shapes
Mt. Fuji Series:Morning Mt. Fuji Mount Fuji illuminated by the warm glow of dawn, its crest a bright red against the early morning sky, as its massive shape appears to rise out of the dark shadows, below
Ancient Song No. 7 A print predominantly in blue and green - the color glows as if imbued with inner depth; a pattern of parallel, yet flexible lines is in evidence in the diamond shape that is central to the design
Mt. Fuji Series:Departure of a Mountain Stream A small, snow-capped Mount Fui seen behind a mountain range; overhead, small cloud pattern in the darkened sky, contrasts with the bold, large shape of the rolling hills.
Clown No. 8 This famous Print represents an apex of the Clown/Circus series; in glowing color the abstract shapes float and balance against the varied blue background; they recreate the fun and excitement on a night of performance,illuminated by light, stars and moon.
Locus (Black) Hagiwara has created a surface of black and purple that is composed of subtle patterns of white and light purple shades; these advance and recede, thus creating a surface that appears to move, presenting the beholder a continuously fascinating image.
Aborted Flower This is one of Hideo Hagiwara's well know and remarkable images, also known as 'Devil Flower'; the flower floats as if in space on a densely textured ground of blues and black. Surrounded by a dark shadow, the white, seeded interior gleams and colorful leaves emerge from its center.