Holy Shit, These Japanese Woodblock Prints of Famous World Landmarks Are Incredible
The landscape prints of world-traveling printmaker Hiroshi Yoshida are on view at Ronin Gallery.
Supernatural Monsters Haunt in a Floating World
Ronin Gallery is showing its collection of modern and traditional Japanese woodblock prints in ‘Ghosts, Demons and the Bizarre’.
Rarely-Seen Samurai Weaponry Finally Goes on Display
Did you know the Japanese used stingray skin to wrap sword hilts?
Takashi Murakami Floods Paris with Effervescent Neo-Pop Art
The latest monographic show from iconic Japanese modern artist, Takashi Murakami, presses refresh on his signature, eclectic aesthetic.
[Premiere] How a 'Scream' of Post-War Japanese Art Pioneered Modernism
A new video revisits the Guggenheim’s seminal exhibition of postwar Japanese art ‘Scream Across the Sky’.
On ‘Ōkami’ at Ten Years Old: the Quintessential Ageless Video Game
Graphics so commonly date video games, badly, but the sense of style that Clover Studio brought to its 2006 adventure is truly timeless.
Psychedelic Polka Dots Color Kusama's Latest Show
The mega-artist's mesmerizing new exhibition features three new mirror rooms, pumpkin sculptures, and 'infinity net' paintings.
A Rare Work of Japanese Erotic Art Hits the Auction Block
Asia Week in New York means highly suggestive Japanese handscrolls are selling like hotcakes.
Inside the Taboo-Filled Mind of Japan's Best BDSM Manga Artist
Gengoro Tagame makes gay manga, often involving bestiality, incest, scat and permanent body modification. But now he is using his art to try to change current mindsets about homosexuality in Japan.
[NSFW] Guro: The Erotic Horror Art of Japanese Rebellion
Incredibly bloody, violent, and grotesque Japanese illustrations reveal a legacy of challenging socio-political ideas.
Wall-Sized Jigsaw Puzzles and 800-Page Park Maps Emerge at a New Group Show in London
Japanese artists take on social, technological, and environmental issues at 'by the mountain path' at White Rainbow gallery.
HaKU's New Music Video Doubles As Awesome ASCII Art
The newest video from the Japanese power pop-rock foursome features our favorite old school technique: text art.