Tag Archives: Asian Art

Utamaro-A glimpse into Japan’s sexual ‘floating world’ of yesteryear

Thank goodness for sex, otherwise humanity would miss so out on so much great art. A one-of-a-kind exhibit, Inventing Utamaro, opens at the Arthur M. Sackler museum in Washington D.C. April 9th. Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro’s large painting, Moon at Shinagawa, owned by … Continue reading

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Churning waves, fans, and even kitties at “Sotatsu: Making Waves”

You may have to search for them, but there are cats at D.C.’s Arthur M. Sackler’s new Asian art show, “Sotatsu: Making Waves.” “Making Waves” is an extensive look at the work of Tawaraya Sotatsu, an artisan and craftsman who … Continue reading

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