Mirocomachiko: Creatures Tone

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Nov 29, 2016

Mirocomachiko: Creatures Tone

by Yuki Yamauchi

Dec.1-25 Picture-book author Mirocomachiko themes many of her works around animals and plants, which she depicts using her own unique form of expression involving boldly painted bright colors and simple language. As an artist, she has had solo exhibitions in Australia, Finland and Britain, and ...

'Chihiro's Sketch Journey'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo May 17, 2016

'Chihiro's Sketch Journey'

by Megan Green

Until July 11 Renowned for her charming paintings and picture-book illustrations of flowers and children, Chihiro Iwasaki found particular pleasure in creating artworks while traveling. Always working to the theme of "peace and happiness for children," she found inspiration through her explorations in Japan, various ...

Fukushima evacuee writes book on ordeal

National Mar 3, 2014

Fukushima evacuee writes book on ordeal

A woman who fled her hometown near the Fukushima No. 1 power plant during the nuclear crisis in 2011 has published an illustrated book depicting the struggles of those who were forced to relocate by the radioactive fallout. With the book titled "Someday . . ...