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The western world’s fascination with Japan since 1854

The western world’s fascination with Japan since 1854 (when Japan’s ports were forcibly opened to the rest of the world by the US Navy) has had lasting impact on many artists. Many major artists have adopted the styles, techniques, and ideas of Japanese artistic culture to some extent, especially artists of the 19th and early-20th centuries. For example, one can find Japanese influences in the works of the first- and second-generation Impressionists (van Gogh, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec).
Write an essay that analyzes the influence of Japanese art on one artist. Pay careful attention to the artist’s use of formal elements and principles of design, and include examples of the artist’s specific work and how it relates to Japanese influence