Woodblock Prints Illustrate the History and Sensuality of Japanese Baths
An exhibition of ukiyo-e woodblock prints depicts the evolution of Japanese bathing culture, even the dirty parts.
Mundane Urban Moments Get Translated into Japanese Woodblock Illustrations
Zenjidou Yamada's illustrations capture everyday situations in classic Japanese woodblock print style.
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.
Japanese Demons Ball Out in Retro–Futuristic Illustrations
'Edo Ball' puts the contemporary spin of basketball on the Japanese art style of ukiyo-e.
Japanese Cherry Blossom Prints Bring the Bloom to New York
Ronin Gallery hosts a serene exhibition dedicated to the fleeting flowers—a Zen symbol of the ephemerality of existence.
These Incredible Wave Paintings Are Sublimely Lit
These stunning wave paintings look so real you could probably surf on them.
Nature Is Perfectly Miserable in These Rare Japanese Woodblock Prints
Hasui Kawase helped revive a Japanese printmaking tradition in the 20th century with scenes from the natural world.
150-Year-Old Woodblock Prints Keep Japanese History Alive in New York
Yoshitoshi's "ukiyo-e" prints bridge Eastern and Western, ancient and modern cultures.
Mechanical Wooden Frames Make Famous Japanese Paintings Turn Up
These portraits by Toshusai Sharaku can't stop dancing.
Earthquake Paintings Shake Up Western Appropriations of Japanese Art
Massive ukiyo-e paintings challenge Japonism, the Western appropriation and fetishism of Japanese art.
These GIFs of Hokusai Woodblock Art with UFOs and Lasers Are Freaking Awesome
Ukiyo-e from the future.