"Mr. Pinkerton, you spent a hundred yen for me. I will take care to be very frugal. And to please you." Cio Co San
Kodo's performances grow out of Japanese traditional arts, but its younger members are challenging the group and its limits.
An associate professor of photography in Indiana University’s Hope School of Fine Arts has been added to the list of Guggenheim Fellows, including the likes of Linus Pauling, Martha Graham and Vladimir Nabokov. Osamu James Nakagawa has most recently been focusing on a dark chapter of history that Japanese textbooks tend to gloss over, or omit altogether.
The Kinsey Institute showcases Asian art in its exhibit Eros in Asia: Erotic art from Iran to Japan. Curator Catherine Johnson-Roehr explains what makes this exhibition special.