Japan: Art & Culture

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Sasha Lambert
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The Nakasendo is an old road in Japan that connects Kyoto to Tokyo. The Nakasendo is an old road in Japan that connects Kyoto to Tokyo. Destination Japon, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Japon Tokyo, Visit Japan, Nagano, Japanese Architecture, Tokyo Architecture, Architecture Design

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Japan's Nakasendo Walk

sumo My brother and I were fascinated by the Sumo wrestlers when we lived in Okinawa in the early It was an amazing 3 years in an awesome culture. We learned so much. Thank you Keiko and your amazing family! Japanese Culture, Japanese Art, Sumo Wrestler, All About Japan, Asia, Visit Japan, Thinking Day, Kendo, Paisajes
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Explore Otomodachi's photos on Flickr. Otomodachi has uploaded 11853 photos to Flickr.

 Twice a year at Asakusa’s famous Sensoji temple an old ceremony of dancers dressed as white egrets or herons take place, once in April and once in November. The ceremony is called Shirasaginomai (白鷺の舞) Japanese Culture, Japanese Art, Charles Freger, White Egret, Japanese Festival, Art Japonais, We Are The World, Nihon, Maneki Neko
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Shirasaginomai – White Egret Dance

Twice a year at Asakusa’s famous Sensoji temple an old ceremony of dancers dressed as white egrets or herons take place, once in April and once in November. The ceremony is called Shirasagino…

Japanese art, Hiroshige One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, View from Massaki of Suijin Shrine FINE ART PRINT, woodblock print reproduction Japanese Woodcut, Art Asiatique, Japon Illustration, Art Japonais, Poster Design, Japanese Painting, Japanese Paper, Japanese Prints, Japan Art
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Shelley Davies, Artist and Illustrator

Shelley Davies, artist and illustrator. In the last 40 years, Shelley has become a leading artist in the field of Modern Art collage, her handmade work has been featured by Cobble Hill Puzzles, Uppercase Magazine, Illustoria Magazine, Root and Star and The Globe and Mail and many others.

9 Key Terms You Should Know Before Seeing The Massive Hokusai Exhibition Tortues Kame zu Ère Kansei, an X Surimono × cm Signature : Hokusai Tokimasa ga Sceau : Shizōka Japon, collection particulière Japanese Drawings, Japanese Prints, Art Occidental, Traditional Japanese Art, Katsushika Hokusai, Art Japonais, Kamakura, Japanese Painting, Art Graphique
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Turtles surimono by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)

 Lovely antique blue-and-white kyo-yaki katakuchi (single mouth) vessel with skillfully painted hagi (bush clover) motif. Ceramic Cups, Ceramic Pottery, Ceramic Art, Slab Pottery, Japanese Ceramics, Japanese Pottery, Kintsugi, Earthenware, Stoneware
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(Japan) Woman sweeping up her love letters by Suzuki Harunobu woodblock print. Poster Art, Poster Prints, Art Occidental, Fine Art Prints, Canvas Prints, Traditional Japanese Art, Art Japonais, Japanese Painting, Japanese Prints
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Suzuki Harunobu | A Woman Sweeping up Her Love Letters | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A beautiful woman holding a broom looks back at baskets full of love letters borne by an ox. Harunobu's image alludes to the popular Chinese legend of Kanzan (Hanshan) and his companion Jittoku (Shede) from the Tang dynasty (618–907)

The Kasedori dance is a fire prevention ceremony held in Kaminoyam, Japan. Men in costumes dance, singing "kasedori, kadesori" and townfolks pour water over them to symbolize extinguishing flames. (explanation by hiatus) Japanese Culture, Japanese Art, Japanese Monk, Japanese Farmer, Traditional Japanese, Charles Freger, Japanese Festival, Looks Cool, Live Action


tiga: 山形で伝統の奇習「カセ鳥」 奇声上げ、商売繁盛祈る - 47NEWS(よんななニュース)

Another version of this image, showing more of her costume as a clam-seller, appears in “Geisha of Tokyo” by K. Ogawa, first published in Captioned 新橋 Shinbashi 牡丹 Botan. Japanese Geisha, Vintage Japanese, Japanese Art, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Japanese Photography, Old Photography, Japanese History

Botan of Shinbashi 1902

Another version of this image, which shows more of her costume as a clam-seller, appears in “Geisha of Tokyo” by K. Ogawa, first published in 1902. Captioned 新橋 Shinbashi 牡丹 Botan. This style of wearing a tenugui (cotton towel) as a head covering is called “fukinagashi” (streamer), it is draped over the head hiding one cheek, the lower edge loosely held with the mouth. In plays it represents a courtesan or lady of pleasure, but it can also indicate a rural beauty.

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Local Milk is a journal devoted to home cookery, travel, family, and slow living—to being present & finding sustenance of every kind. Japanese Bar, Japanese Store, Japanese Culture, Japanese Homes, Aesthetic Japan, Japanese Aesthetic, Japanese Architecture, Architecture Design, Sustainable Architecture
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wander | japan pt. 2 : kiso valley (Local Milk)

I have a tenuous relationship with time. I’m always looking to be lost in it, to fight it, to move freely in it. To push and pull. Save it. Erase it. Who knows what’s equitable to ask of time. It neve

A selection of Iwase Yoshiyuki’s photographs of the ama divers in Japan, a majority of whom are women and plunge as deep as 80 feet into the sea to collect pearls, abalone and prized coral.

Japanese Ama are famous for pearl diving, but originally they dove for food like seaweed, shellfish, lobsters, octopus, and sea urchins..they use no diving gear..only their own lungpower

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