Category Archives: Art History

“From the Ashes of Little Boy and Fat Man”

  The drops of Little Boy and Fat Man became the turning point in Japan’s progression into the future, ironically setting the fate of social juvenilization of a whole country, as the artist Takashi Murakami later describes in his work “Superflat.” Oe Kenzaburo recalls

“From the Ashes of Little Boy and Fat Man”

  The drops of Little Boy and Fat Man became the turning point in Japan’s progression into the future, ironically setting the fate of social juvenilization of a whole country, as the artist Takashi Murakami later describes in his work “Superflat.” Oe Kenzaburo recalls

The Art of Nihonga, The Heat of Georgia

It all started with Takashi Murakami’s essay titled “Superflat,” a concept that explains the Japanese aesthetic sensibilities and how modern Japanese popular culture bridges influence coming from the Edo period. Murakami earned a PhD in Fine Arts in the Nihonga

The Art of Nihonga, The Heat of Georgia

It all started with Takashi Murakami’s essay titled “Superflat,” a concept that explains the Japanese aesthetic sensibilities and how modern Japanese popular culture bridges influence coming from the Edo period. Murakami earned a PhD in Fine Arts in the Nihonga

The Historical Impression of Ukiyo-E: How It Transformed the Floating World, Impacted the Western Civilization, and Influenced Modern Society

Figure 1: “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Hokusai. Willem. The Great Wave off Kanagawa. 2011. Woodblock Print. Word press. Web. 12 Nov 2011.. Many of us have seen the work of art created by the infamous Katsushika Hokusai titled

The Historical Impression of Ukiyo-E: How It Transformed the Floating World, Impacted the Western Civilization, and Influenced Modern Society

Figure 1: “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Hokusai. Willem. The Great Wave off Kanagawa. 2011. Woodblock Print. Word press. Web. 12 Nov 2011.. Many of us have seen the work of art created by the infamous Katsushika Hokusai titled

Eccentricity: The Realm Between the Normal and the Crazy

For the past several years I have toyed withutopian/dystopian settings, fictitious characters that is beyond understanding,numerous bold colors, and the manga-inspired aesthetic in my works of art. Inever thought of how to describe my creations until people started asking me.What

Eccentricity: The Realm Between the Normal and the Crazy

For the past several years I have toyed withutopian/dystopian settings, fictitious characters that is beyond understanding,numerous bold colors, and the manga-inspired aesthetic in my works of art. Inever thought of how to describe my creations until people started asking me.What