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prints

Japanese Demons Ball Out in Retro–Futuristic Illustrations

'Edo Ball' puts the contemporary spin of basketball on the Japanese art style of ukiyo-e.
Andrew Nunes
5.3.17
sculpture
sculpture

Orange Peel Animals Aren’t Technically Origami, But They’re Still Awesome

Japanese artist Yoshihiro Okada's work is apeeling.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
5.2.17
monday insta illustrator
monday insta illustrator

[NSFW] Nightmare Fashion Illustrations Reimagine Japanese Myths

Tina Jiang's marries demons with bad dreams in her macabre drawings.
Beckett Mufson
5.2.17
japan
japan

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.
Azura Wannmann
4.17.17
generative art
generative art

This Installation Is Like Stepping Inside a Neon Van Gogh Painting

With a killer soundtrack, teamLab's new installation feels like riding a roller coaster at the center of the galaxy.
Beckett Mufson
4.14.17
art history
art history

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.
Andrew Nunes
4.11.17
Botanical Art
Botanical Art

A Massive Bonsai Tree Brings "A New Stage of Beauty" to the Top of a Mountain

An intrepid bonsai climbs a snowy mountain in botanical artist Azuma Makoto's latest surreal installation.
Beckett Mufson
3.22.17
Photography
Photography

A Meditative Photo Series Shows Tokyo’s Loneliest Moments

Yota Yoshida’s contemplative images are far from what you’d expect from the most populous metropolitan area in the world.
Andrew Nunes
3.21.17
Gaming
Gaming

Watch People Play a Hilarious, Frustrating, Voice-Controlled iPhone Game

'Yasuhati' is a deceptively difficult platformer that uses performance—namely, screaming—to move forward.
Beckett Mufson
3.11.17
printmaking
printmaking

How Japan’s Master Printer Merged Modern Graphic Art and Buddhism

A new exhibition at Ronin Gallery examines Shiko Munakata's interest in Buddhist history.
DJ Pangburn
3.5.17
Art
Art

[NSFW] How Japanese Rope Bondage Infiltrated Mainstream Art

Artists have been drawn to kinbaku for centuries for its highly aesthetic and controversial forms.
Marnie Sehayek
2.27.17
Illustration
Illustration

Pokémon Turned 21! | Monday Insta Illustrator

Celebrate Pokémon Day like you were meant to—with jaw-dropping concept art.
Beckett Mufson
2.27.17