'Meiji Kogei: Amazing Japanese Art'

Aug 30, 2016

'Meiji Kogei: Amazing Japanese Art'

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Sept. 7-Oct. 30 This upcoming exhibition celebrating Japan’s Meiji Era (1868-1912) aims to live up to its name by setting out to amaze even the most erudite of art and culture fans. More than 100 works of traditional crafts from Meiji Japan — including ...

The new look of Japanese artisans

Oct 21, 2013

The new look of Japanese artisans

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Machi-kōba is the name given to small, city factories in Japan, usually operated by a family, or a handful of craftspeople. While traditional Japanese crafts slowly gather dust in museums, the baton of the "unknown craftsman" has been passed on to these factories.