Japanese Art

For artistically-minded people, the ratio—or better yet, the divine proportion—might be easier to understand visually. Here are several examples of how the golden ratio can be applied to works from…
Art Nouveau was inspired by nature, spurred on by the Arts and Crafts movement, and served as a fundamental reaction against Industrialization.
The course of this global pandemic has left many feeling shattered and searching for distraction. Derived from two small Japanese words meaning golden and joining, kintsugi is fundamentally about ‘…
Drawn from the Portland Art Museum’s permanent collection and important private collections, this exhibition of the the Joryū Hanga Kyōkai unearths a critical, dynamic, and understudied episode of…
The Britsh Museum has recently added 103 previously unknown drawings to their Hokusai collection, which includes a version of his most famous work, The Great Wave.
An art form all its own, Japanese tattoos have both been influenced by the history of art, and shaped it.
For more than 150 years, this iconic garment has inspired Western designers and artists to think outside the dress form.

New York: For the past 10 years, Asia Week New York has presented an abundance of magnificent treasures from every part of the Far East for the pleasure and enjoyment of Asian art aficionados.…