• SHARE

Aug. 29-Oct. 22

Uemura Shoen (1875-1949), a painter well known for her works of bijinga (ukiyo-e beauty portraits) reportedly said, “Not once I’ve drawn women thinking they should only be ‘beautiful.’ My wish is to paint gem-like, clear, decorous and sophisticated figures with no element of vulgarity.”

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)