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The Bakemono Zukushi “Monster” Scroll (18th–19th century)

Adam Green - June 5, 2018 in bakemono, ghosts, japan, japanese art, japanese folklore, kwaidan, Lafcadio Hearn, monsters, yokai

Ghoulish array of shapeshifting monsters from Japanese folklore.

Utagawa Hiroshige: Last Great Master of Ukiyo-e

Adam Green - April 25, 2018 in Hiroshige, japanese art, ukiyo-e, Utagawa Hiroshige

Highlights from the fantastic collection of Hiroshige prints held at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.