It is time to abandon the prejudices of Ernest Fenollosa, and recognise Japanese yoga painting.
How a small group of Dutch merchants were able to bring Western influence to Japanese painting during the Edo period.
This first stage of Western-style painting created religious works in the missions, and secular painted screens by established Japanese masters.
When writing for this blog is far tougher than performing a tracheotomy.
Japanese painting remained traditional during the country’s long isolation. But where are accounts of its eventual renaissance?
After japonisme, it was appropriate that Japanese painters should be trained in Paris and take the latest avant garde European styles and techniques back.
A glimpse into the social history of the condom.