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.
Colour Photos of Yakuza Tattoos from the Meiji Period
19th-century photographs have captured the usually hidden tattoos that covered the bodies of the members of Japanese organised crime gangs.
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 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.
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.