Japanese Art

From Japanese internment camp to decorated WWII hero to Dodger game honoree

LOS ANGELES — Yoshio C. Nakamura, who went from being incarcerated in an internment camp to being a U.S. Army staff sergeant during World War II, …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Manga Artist Tezuka Osamu's 90th Anniversary Commemorated in Rice Paddy Art

photos courtesy Sankei Photo<p>Every year around this time Inakadate Village in Japan’s Aomori prefecture transforms their rice paddies into a gigantic …

Art

Takarazuka

This leading independent gallery is considered the neighborhood of Yanaka’s cultural heartbeat.<p>Taito-ku<p>Art Gallery<p>Many visitors come for the view and …

Japan

Japanese Art Installation Lets Visitors Step Into a Living Dream World

Japanese digital art collective teamLab is known for creating epic digital art installations that immerse viewers and bring dream-like experiences to life. Their latest project, <i>teamLab Planets TOKYO</i> in Toyosu, presents a number of the collective’s best “body immersive” works, spanning across a …

Photos

France goes big on Japan with multi-million cultural programme

Since Impressionist artists first clapped eyes on woodblock prints, Japan has been a source of both inspiration and fascination for many in France, …

Art

Japan’s first digital art museum makes visitors a part of the installation

Tokyo's MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM has opened its doors and invites visitors to immerse themselves in its psychedelic installations. Inside the …

Museums

The Japanese 3D Optical Illusion Notebook Created by a High-Schooler

All Mozu wanted was to make his friends laugh. So the Japanese high-schooler would use his illustration skills to doodle in his friends’ notebook …

Japanese Culture

Puma’s Gorgeous, Japanese-Style Embroidered Sneakers Pay Homage To The Kimono

For those who love Japanese art and culture, Dr. Marten’s ‘Tattoo’ collection isn’t the only footwear apparel up your alley.<br>Puma has rolled out its …

Foot Locker

The continuous artistic growth of Bagus Pandega

Lights and electronics are often incorporated into his works, interacting to create an optical feast from which it is hard to look away.<p>They also …

Japan

Japan: Described and Illustrated by the Japanese

In 1896, Tamamura Kozaburo, a highly successful commercial photographer in Yokohama, received an order from a Boston publisher for what eventually …

Japan

A 'Japanese tip': the origami art left by diners

<b>KAMEOKA</b> <b>(AFP)</b><b>.-</b> Yuki Tatsumi was waiting tables at an izakaya pub in Japan's Kyoto when something on the table caught his eye -- a chopstick wrapper …

Japan

Platter (Ōzara) with Pine Tree | Japan | Momoyama period (1573–1615) | The Met

Catalogue Entry<p>Karatsu mono, or Karatsu wares, were objects of everyday use in western Japan, much as Sero mono were the utilitarian ceramics of …

Art Museums

PAL to fly direct to Sapporo starting Sept. 10

MANILA - Philippine Airlines will fly direct to Sapporo, Japan from Manila starting Sept. 10 to serve the growing clamor for direct flights to the …

Japan

hiroshi senju: the japanese artist who paints waterfalls

<b>hiroshi senju is a japanese painter known for his large scale waterfall paintings.</b> the artist is commonly referred to as one of the masters of <i>nihonga</i> …

Art

Tokyo Unveils World’s First All-Digital Psychedelic Art Museum

Touch, please.<p>What’s being billed as the world’s first all-digital museum is part art gallery, part amusement park and for some, part haunted …

Art

Unobservable made visible in Ikeda exhibit

An audio-visual installation by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda has opened at Carriageworks in Sydney.<p>Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda's immersive …

Audio-visual

Kano Sansetsu | Old Plum | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Met

Kyoto National Museum. "Kachō no bi: kaiga to ishō," October 5, 1982–November 13, 1982.<p>New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Seasonal Pleasures …

Art

The Surreal Photographs by Kansuke Yamamoto, the Pioneer of Japanese Surrealist Photography

In the act of appropriating the political voice and thematic structure of European Surrealism and melding it with uniquely Japanese subjects, Kansuke …

Art

Maki Katayama at XYZ collective (Contemporary Art Daily)

XYZ collective is pleased to announce our first exhibition together with Tokyo based artist Maki Katayama.<br>Maki Katayama’s most well-known body of …

Contemporary Art

The surreal photographs by Kansuke Yamamoto, the pioneer of Japanese surrealist photography.

Avant-garde

Japan Christian sites added to UNESCO World Heritage list

<b>MANAMA</b> <b>(AFP)</b><b>.-</b> A dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan where members of the faith were once brutally persecuted were selected for …

Art

Hiro Ando, Japan's Neo Pop Art Leader

June 29, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Art

Ultra Alliance Japan Project Offers Traditional Art for Popular Franchises

The Ultra J ~Ultra Alliance Japan~ project is running a pop-up shop at the Ginza Six Tsutaya bookstore in Tokyo for one month. The shop opened on …

Japan

World’s first digital art museum lights up Tokyo | South China Morning Post

A new art museum in Japan doesn’t just allow visitors to stand around and admire what’s on display. It encourages them to immerse …

Art

Origami-inspired satellite antenna cuts weight and costs | Reuters.com

Satellite structures inspired by the ancient Japanese art of origami could be in orbit around the earth by next year, cutting the weight and cost of launches. The Oxford Space Systems origami design is a finalist in the prestigious MacRobert engineering prize. Amy Pollock reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ …

Origami

Off the Wall: How Japanese art influenced the Impressionists

Visitors to the <i>Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay</i> exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia may be surprised to see …

Art

Kawaii Tarot: A 78-Card Deck of Magic and Cute

Overview<p>Kawaii Tarot: A 78-Card Deck of Magic and Cute by Diana Lopez<p><b>Check out your future kawaii style with the cutest tarot deck ever …

Kawaii

Kintsugi, The Japanese Art Of Mending, Comes To Manchester Refurb

Kintsugi — a philosophy which treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise — will guide …

Japan

Japanese artist hopes to introduce Aritayaki in India

By Siddhi Jain<p>New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A popular Japanese craft, Aritayaki porcelain enjoys a global market but estimates suggest there are barely …

Art

Traditional Japanese Motifs Playfully Repurposed by Ruri Clarkson

Traditional Japanese motifs like the pine tree and plum blossom have been around for hundreds of years in Japan. Some reference the shinto religion …

Japanese Culture