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Japanese Women Artists You Should Know: Meet Noguchi Shōhin 野口小蘋

by Alice Gordenker Entry on Noguchi Shōhin in Bunbu...

Slit Yarn of NUNO Textile Design Studio

                        NUNO Textile Design Studio...

A Taste of Culture ODEN

by Elizabeth Andoh ODEN おでん Japan’s iconic ODEN is a...

Between Heaven and Earth

Between Heaven and Earth After recovering from three somewhat harrowing...

Kusama and the Compulsive Visionaries

Kusama and the Compulsive Visionaries by Gail Rieke Perhaps this sounds like...

Contemporary glass artist Miya Kitamura

by Dasha Klyachko

Karesansui Gardens

In Japan there is a highly sculptural and enigmatic form of garden known as...

One-Straw Messenger: Larry Korn, author and natural farming advocate

Interview by Brian Covert LARRY KORN was a 26-year-old farmhand from the...

Ando Saeko, Japanese lacquer artist

Ando Saeko, Japanese lacquer artist Since relocating her studio from Hanoi...

MATSURI SURPRISE

Some work is infinitely more exciting than other jobs. Watanabe san, an...

What’s black and white???

by Gail Rieke White turns to black/ black turns to white The Japanese...

The Vegetable Art of Noriko Nakane

by Noriko Nakane

Out and about with Alice Gordenker

by Alice Gordenker

Jimbocho Den Part.1

by Mora Chartrand

A Visit to Omote Senke Tea School

The Omote Senke school of tea was founded in the 1600’s by the great...

Memorial to the late Honjo Soji: A Master Acupuncturist and Moxibustionist

My doctor in Japan for many years, HONJO Soji was a true master of...

Jetavana Vihara, for Biwa and Voice, 3-minute video

The biwa (琵琶) is a kind of lute, with a short neck and frets. Jetavana...

The Cat and the Mouse

by devapnek