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Japanese Lotus Tattoo

March 2, 2010

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Japanese tattoos had always fascinated me. I specifically like the single Kanji character and symbols. They are simple and less cluttered but meaningful (as long as you get the right character and its correct meaning). Although I don’t like large complex tattoos I do admire its focus on details. The Japanese Lotus is a feminine […]

Japanese Floating Worlds

May 12, 2007

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More on the field of arts, a comprehensive article about Ukiyo-e which are Japanese woodblock prints and paintings is an interesting read that will let you find out that it is what those familiar Japanese artworks you might have seen in and out of Japan are called. The above image is an ukiyo-e by Katsushika […]

Post-apocalyptic Tokyo

May 12, 2007

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Hisaharu Motoda is said to be regarded by many as one of the rising stars in the world of printmaking. See how he depicts post-apocalyptic Tokyo’s central districts of Ginza, Shibuya, and Asakusain in his work called Neo-Ruins:Lithographs of post-apocalyptic Tokyo. I don’t really get why Japanese artists are fond of destroying Japan in their […]