Collection of Vintage Japanese Matchbox Labels: From 1920 through the 1940s

Smoking’s heyday is over, but until someone figures out how to make fire with a smart phone, matchboxes and books are unlikely to disappear.  Wherever you...

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Smoking’s heyday is over, but until someone figures out how to make fire with a smart phone, matchboxes and books are unlikely to disappear.  Wherever you go, you’ll be able to find goodies to add to your collection, usually for free. Shop This The Great Wave off Kanagawa Soft TPU Phone Case Cover For iPhone & Samsung...

National Museum of Japanese History

One of few Japanese museums where taking photo and video is allowed (except several places). Japanese history from ancient times till now.There are many models....

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One of few Japanese museums where taking photo and video is allowed (except several places). Japanese history from ancient times till now.There are many models. You can try calligraphy and old Japanese calculators. Very likely video will not be popular but for me it was fun (they also have nice restaurant). The museum was founded...

Japanese Girl Takes Pictures Of Herself And A Doll That Looks Exactly Like Her And The Result Are Adorably Cute

Some people love dolls, because they remind them of their childhood, whereas some people are afraid of dolls.  Japanese artist Iretaro is a model and photographer who is...

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Some people love dolls, because they remind them of their childhood, whereas some people are afraid of dolls.  Japanese artist Iretaro is a model and photographer who is a huge fan and collector of ball-jointed dolls, but she doesn’t let them get bored on the shelves. She captures her photographs with a doll, that looks a lot like...

Japanese Artist’s Dark, Deep And True Illustrations Will Definitely Make You Think

The nearly daily illustrations that Avogado6 posts have been resonating with people from around the word, however, and communicating such an avalanche of emotions and...

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The nearly daily illustrations that Avogado6 posts have been resonating with people from around the word, however, and communicating such an avalanche of emotions and thoughts, that perhaps there isn’t really much needed to be said. Japanese Twitter user and artist Avogado6 doesn’t offer much of a self description, saying only that “I’m an ordinary person who...

Smithsonian Has Digitized & Put Online 1000+ Historic Japanese Illustrated Books From the Edo & Meji Eras

The Freer|Sackler Library’s collection of illustrated Japanese rare books includes over 1,000 volumes previously owned by Charles Lang Freer. Often filled with color illustrations, many...

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The Freer|Sackler Library’s collection of illustrated Japanese rare books includes over 1,000 volumes previously owned by Charles Lang Freer. Often filled with color illustrations, many are by famous artists such as Ando Hiroshige and Katsushika Hokusai.  These beautiful woodblock printed works of art were published during the Edo and Meiji periods (1600-1912). Freer began his...

A Rare Image of Claude Monet Standing on the Japanese Footbridge He Painted Through the Years

Monet and his family moved outside of Paris, to Giverny, in 1883. Here he would paint many of the works that would define him as...

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Monet and his family moved outside of Paris, to Giverny, in 1883. Here he would paint many of the works that would define him as a pioneer of art, and one of the most influential artists of all time. In 1889 Monet painted a bridge that went over the pond in his garden.  Throughout 1889 and 1890,...

Japanese People are Polishing Ordinary Aluminum Foil Balls Into Satisfying Shiny Orbs

Aluminum foil looks pretty boring. It is used for packaging, insulation, cooking… and making really shiny balls that appear to have no real purpose, apparently....

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Aluminum foil looks pretty boring. It is used for packaging, insulation, cooking… and making really shiny balls that appear to have no real purpose, apparently. That’s right, thanks to a Japanese jeweler, the whole country became obsessed with refining these metal leaves, and we aren’t sure how to react. So, how do they do it? In...

Japanese Fantasy Oil Paintings | Miho Hirano

Hirano is a Japanese artist living in Abiko, Chiba. She graduated from the Musashino Art University and has been creating artwork for several years, exhibiting...

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Hirano is a Japanese artist living in Abiko, Chiba. She graduated from the Musashino Art University and has been creating artwork for several years, exhibiting her elegant and subdued oil pieces throughout Japan.  Her paintings show a fairy-tale that has been infused with culturally significant elements and lingering, beautiful figures. Featuring ethereal woman and fragments of...

Illustrations By Mitsuko Kuroki

Mitsuko was born in Tokyo, Japan. She is a fine art illustrator, who is mainly known for her Japanese paintings.  To explore more of his artwork,...

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Mitsuko was born in Tokyo, Japan. She is a fine art illustrator, who is mainly known for her Japanese paintings.  To explore more of his artwork, visit her official website! Mitsuko Kuroki NAME 黒木 美都子/KUROKI Mitsuko FROM 東京都/Tokyo Japan  2016年3月 多摩美術大学大学院美術研究科絵画領域日本画専攻 博士前期課程 修了   受賞歴:FACE展2015 損保ジャパン日本興亜美術賞展 審査員特別賞(2015年)       主なパブリックアート:格天井アートウォール「日本の四季」(西麻布いきいきプラザ/東京)(2014年) Via [ArtPeopleGallery] Kindly Like n Share. Also Support our...

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