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SOMETHING BRIGHT AND FUN – Yuki Ogura, a very prolific artist

A Japanese Modern & Contemporary artist The warmth and humanity in her work, makes she endearing to audiences. Her maiden name was Yuki Mizoguchi. Yuki Ogura http://www.artnet.com/artists/yuki-ogura/ was born in Ōtsu city (Shiga Prefecture), into a March day, in 1895. Her home-studio were located in Kamakura, where she lived to the age of 105. Her work has been offered at …

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DESTRUCTURED CLOTHES, ON THE BORDER WITH THE ABSURD – Rei Kawakubo, the great Lady of the Japanese avant-garde

Doing things never done, but with a strong image In 2017, the Metropolitan Museum of New York dedicated an exhibition to her, collecting her most iconic items. Three-dimensional and exaggerated dresses, unconventionally also made with overlapping materials. She had studied art and literature, had become an advertising and finally a stylist. Born in Tokyo on an October day in 1942, …

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THE CHARM OF PHOTOGRAPHY, BETWEEN VIVID AND DREAMY COLORS – Mika Ninagawa, a multidisciplinary artist who works in photography and film

A creative look that embraces flora, fauna, landscapes and paintings In Japan, celebrities are looking for her portraits. Her photographic works deal with themes inherent to Japanese youth culture, as well as – among other themes – goldfish and landscapes. Known for her style filled with vibrant colors, photographer Mika Ninagawa https://mikaninagawa.com/ was born in Tokyo on an October day …

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VISIONARY MASTERPIECES, AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD – Chimako Tada, a sweetly flexible and beautiful language

Write on the outskirts of life, in relative isolation. Author of over 15 poetry books, Chimako Tada https://poets.org/poet/tada-chimako was a poet famous for her surreal style. She translated prose and poetry from French, documenting with words the female experience in the period following the end of the Second World War. Her Japanese translation of Yourcenar’s Memoires d’Hadrien was publish with …

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FEELINGS, WORLD VISIONS AND MANGA – Hiromu Arakawa, a consistent and unpretentious style

A manga for entertainment, away from sadness Born in 1973 in Makubetsu, on a May day, she grew up on the family farm, dreaming of becoming a comic book author from an early age. In the presentation of her albums, Hiromu Arakawa – who has been the mother of a child since 2007 – has the habit of drawing herself …

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WHERE YOU CAN FALL 7 TIMES, RAISING 8 – Getting to know Japan, among courteous friends

Cherry blossoms and warrior men In their country, a flower represents the fragility and beauty of life. In Japanese culture, the meaning of the cherry blossom tree dates back to ancient times. As you begin your trip to Japan https://www.japan.travel/en/, it is advisable never to forget, under any circumstances, that life can be wonderfully beautiful, but also short. Also into …

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WHERE PEOPLE’S SELF-EXPRESSION KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES – Between Saga and Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, with the taste of maple leaves fried in the mouth

Between history, religion, museums and its creative living souls Japan is https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e623.html a country that arouses admiration from people who are attracted by culture and a tradition that is not composed only of samurai or cartoons. When you arrive you will not be able to do everything, but some possibilities on the activities to do can be inspired by five …

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IF PRAIRIE GIRL MEETS TWENTIES FLAPPER – Michiko Koshino: A designer that has also ventured into product design, over the years

When inspiration come from urban streets and dance club environments A walk along the road to the Minoo National Park is an easy way to escape the suburban sprawl. Do not pass up an opportunity, because you too can eat one of its fried maple leaf sold by vendors on the side of the road. From world famous cuisine to …

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SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS AND ALIENATION OF A GIRL – Risa Wataya: The youngest-ever recipient of Japan’s most prestigious literary award

When a novel depict a troubled girl’s experience with the erotic world of adults Here you will admire the most beautiful gardens in Japan. Moving around its streets, you will find a huge mix of places to eat (from haute cuisine to hole-in-the-wall dumplings). Make the most of your trip to Kyoto, entering a Ryokan, traditional Japanese inns, a quintessential …

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I SUPPOSE I AM THE ONE RESPONSIBLE FOR DESTROYING MYSELF – Natsuo Kirino: To be afraid of the creatures who masqueraded as people.

In spite of writing in stories in the genre, she does not like mysteries. When you approach the traditional hanami custom (look at the cherry blossoms), find a green area to go to, perhaps reading a novel by Natsuo Kirino. On the picturesque area of Tokyo Bay, the Sarue Onshi Park awaits you https://en.japantravel.com/tokyo/sarue-onshi-park/26328, perfect in spring to admire the …

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