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Japanese Art Exhibitions That Changed The Way The World Looks at Japanese Art

Recently, there is a resurgence in interest in Japanese art. Retrospectives of the work of leading Japanese artists and art movements are traveling the world and introducing global audiences to never before seen Japanese art. This is a good thing, too. Many Japanese artists have been under-appreciated by Western audiences. This is especially true of art made in postwar Japan. This roundup of influential Japanese art exhibits in Japan and abroad tells part of the story of the growing interest in Japanese art since WWII.
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How to improve your Japanese ? Maybe you should read educational manga !

These days I’m into infographics because of their brilliant explanation at first sight. It’s really informative and easy to understand. Yes, seeing is learning.If you’re struggling to improve your Japanese, maybe you should try some educational manga for kids. Wait. Manga for study ? You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover ! Kid’s books show you “cultural literacy” to understand Japanese culture in depth !
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The charms of traditional Japanese pottery: some of these are worth 10,000,000 yen

Japan’s pottery and china were ferried to Europe in the 17th century and were prized by royalty and titled nobility. Germany’s Augustus II the Strong collected pottery for his Japanese Palace. The kakiemongama style (porcelain that has had color added to it) were especially popular and sold explosively overseas. There are some of the pieces featuring Japanese designs and techniques that are highly prized overseas.
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