Yoyogi Park was here

Excellent shunga exhibition at British Museum

Already on the first day of the exhibition, the display cases in the British Museum’s print galleries are covered with finger prints of visitors who wanted to view the art works as closely as possible. What is so interesting that

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Excellent shunga exhibition at British Museum

Already on the first day of the exhibition, the display cases in the British Museum’s print galleries are covered with finger prints of visitors who wanted to view the art works as closely as possible. What is so interesting that

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In the footsteps of Hiroshige: Portraits of Modern Japan. Carl Randall in the National Portrait Gallery.

A little while ago I visited the 2013 edition of the BP Portrait Award exhibition in the National Portrait Gallery in London. It was my first encounter with the work of the British painter Carl Randall. He is the winner

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In the footsteps of Hiroshige: Portraits of Modern Japan. Carl Randall in the National Portrait Gallery.

A little while ago I visited the 2013 edition of the BP Portrait Award exhibition in the National Portrait Gallery in London. It was my first encounter with the work of the British painter Carl Randall. He is the winner

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Japanese propaganda in British Museum

A scene in Tokyo right after the Asia Pacific War: shoe-cleaners are at work under an arch of Yurakuchō station. This harsh, rough, but yet beautiful black and white woodblock print was designed by Kitaoka Fumio (1918-2007). His monochrome black/white

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Japanese propaganda in British Museum

A scene in Tokyo right after the Asia Pacific War: shoe-cleaners are at work under an arch of Yurakuchō station. This harsh, rough, but yet beautiful black and white woodblock print was designed by Kitaoka Fumio (1918-2007). His monochrome black/white

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Exhibition of 20th century Japanese Prints in a 17th century canal house in Amsterdam, until 26 May 2013

The private museum Nihon no Hanga currently presents The Kansai View: Prints from Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe, an exhibition of woodblock prints from the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibition can be seen as an ode to Japan’s

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Exhibition of 20th century Japanese Prints in a 17th century canal house in Amsterdam, until 26 May 2013

The private museum Nihon no Hanga currently presents The Kansai View: Prints from Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe, an exhibition of woodblock prints from the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibition can be seen as an ode to Japan’s

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Exhibition of Japanese photographer Lieko Shiga at Foam, Amsterdam

Foam, the museum for photography in Amsterdam, currently presents Canary, an intriguing exhibition of ca. 50 works of the Japanese photographer Lieko Shiga (1980). Shiga presently works in Sendai, Japan and was trained at Chelsea University of Art and Design,

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Exhibition of Japanese photographer Lieko Shiga at Foam, Amsterdam

Foam, the museum for photography in Amsterdam, currently presents Canary, an intriguing exhibition of ca. 50 works of the Japanese photographer Lieko Shiga (1980). Shiga presently works in Sendai, Japan and was trained at Chelsea University of Art and Design,

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Exhibition on the Dutch in Japan and Dutchmen netsuke in SieboldHuis until 2 June 2013

From roughly early 17th century to circa mid-19th century Holland was the only western nation that was permitted trade with Japan and the Dutch resided on a small fan-shaped island named Deshima, in the bay of Nagasaki, in the very

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Exhibition on the Dutch in Japan and Dutchmen netsuke in SieboldHuis until 2 June 2013

From roughly early 17th century to circa mid-19th century Holland was the only western nation that was permitted trade with Japan and the Dutch resided on a small fan-shaped island named Deshima, in the bay of Nagasaki, in the very

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Japanese art at the San Diego Museum of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art is situated in the city’s beautiful Balboa Park, which once was home to the Panama-California Exposition in 1915-16. Today the park houses a range of museums, such as the Mingei International Museum, the Timken

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Japanese art at the San Diego Museum of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art is situated in the city’s beautiful Balboa Park, which once was home to the Panama-California Exposition in 1915-16. Today the park houses a range of museums, such as the Mingei International Museum, the Timken

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