'Eternal Treasures from Kasugataisha Shrine'

Art Jan 17, 2017

'Eternal Treasures from Kasugataisha Shrine'

by Yuki Yamauchi

Jan. 17-March 12 Registered in 1998 as a World Heritage Site, Kasuga Grand Shrine was built in the eighth century as a prayer offering for the protection of Heijokyo, (the capital of Japan, 710-784) and for the prosperity of its people. The Tokyo National Museum ...

Reconnecting Japan's ancient cultural hub

Art Oct 4, 2016

Reconnecting Japan's ancient cultural hub

by Sachiko Tamashige

"When I visited Todaiji Temple in Nara, just after I arrived as a Chinese student in Japan about 30 years ago, I felt somehow nostalgic as it had an atmosphere of old China," says Cai Guo-Qiang, as he explains his work for Culture City ...