NEWSWORTHY

Underneath the 'Orientalist' kimono

Jul 18, 2015

Underneath the 'Orientalist' kimono

by Sophie Knight

Is it "racist" for non-Japanese to wear kimono? That question has been fiercely debated since protesters entered Boston's Museum of Fine Arts in late June to decry an exhibition encouraging visitors to try on a red uchikake kimono in front of a 1876 painting ...

Toy Tokyo

/ Aug 30, 2014

Toy Tokyo

In a world now dominated by photographs taken with smartphones and swanky digital cameras, it's refreshing to come across a book that restores a little faith in old-school photography. Toy Tokyo, by Manami Okazaki.Kingyo Books, Art book. ...