This year Daido Moriyama will publish two photo books. One is entitled K, which represents the first character from the Japanese word keikan, meaning scene or scenery. The other book is entitled Pretty Woman, which is a compilation of Moriyama’s street shots on the theme of women.
Okhotsk Sea, Where Children Can No Longer Play
The project ‘no human, no nature’ by artist Yoichi Kamimura examines the threads between man and his environment.
Plunged into the Intimacy of the Violent World of the Yakuza
The daily life of organised crime in Japan is analysed by Korean photograph Seung-Woo Yang, who saw it all from the inside.
The Met's Japanese Art Collection Available Online
Started in the 1880s, it now comprises thousands of objects, many of which are not displayed within the gallery’s permanent exhibitions.
Hiroshi Nagai's Sun-Drenched Pop Paintings Pay Homage to California
Hiroshi Nagai, Japan's answer to David Hockney, has the gift of transporting viewers to the west coast of America as it was in the 1950s.
The Emergence of the Modern Woman in Japan
The 1920s saw the advent of a new artistic movement, Japanese modernism, during which women were emancipated from their traditional role.