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Paris Journal: Hokusai

Francis Levy | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

If there were protomodernist elements to Hokusai style, his modernity was also characterized by self-invention. In the beginning of his career, when he painted actors, he adopted the name of Katsukawa Shunro, whose studio he worked in.

BLOG WATCH> Anatomical Illustrations From Edo-Period Japan At Pink Tentacle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Here is a selection of old anatomical illustrations that provide a unique perspective on the evolution of medical knowledge in Japan during the Edo pe...

Park Avenue's Nichibei Exchange - and the Japanese Flute

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

The Nichibei Exchange tries to bring interesting people from all facets of the U.S.-Japan relationship together with a group of people who are intimately familiar with the other.