An Interview with Cookie, Japan's Favorite Comedian-Turned-Artist
Ahead of his debut at Artexpo in New York, we talked to Nikuguso Tarou about art, comedy, and keeping it 'kawaii.'
Now You Can Download 2,500 Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Library of Congress
The Library of Congress’s expansive digitization efforts makes more art available to a larger public.
The Met's Japanese Bamboo Art Is a Flux of Beautiful Bending
The exhibit features bamboo artists from the Japanese periods of Meiji and Taishō.
Learn About Japan's "Third Gender" in a Fascinating Historical Art Exhibition
‘A Third Gender,' currently on view at the Japan Society in New York, explores the unique occurrence of an alternative gender of sorts in Edo period Japan.
Graffiti Meets Japanese Folk Art in Colorful Multimedia Murals
Muralist and painter Boy Kong draws from a variety of artistic wells for his multimedia works.
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.