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Japanese Artist Creates Awesome Stamp Drawings

Hokkaido-based artist Baku Maeda has repurposed Japanese personal seals and stamps to create some incredible, whimsical illustrations.

Social Media Motivates Paper Cutting Artist

Social media is motivating a paper cutting artist to continue creating incredibly intricate works of art out of a single piece of paper.

Interactive Map of Real Life Ukiyo-e Locations

Ever been curious about where in Japan your favorite iconic ukiyo-e print is actually depicting? Wonder no more!

Ridiculously Colorful Retro-Inspired Art

Japanese illustrator Kyoko Nakamura combines digital tools and analog materials to create art that blends old and new.

Tokyo Festival to Celebrate Japanese Manholes

This Tokyo extravaganza will include everything from actual beautiful manhole covers to goods like miniatures and doormats, as well as manhole cover snacks and treats!

Check Out a Tricky New Sign at Haneda Airport

A train operator gets creative using optical illusions in the hopes of enhancing safety of passengers from Haneda Airport.

Canvas Comes Alive in Immersive Installation

Japanese-Brazilian artist Oscar Oiwa has created an incredible, immersive installation that truly brings canvas to life!

Masking Tape 'Paintings' Reproduce Famous Work

Japanese artist Nasa Funahara creates stunning recreations of classic art using a beautiful traditional form of masking tape.

Calligraphy Artist Speaks with Her Brush

Japanese calligrapher Nobuko Obata has pursued her lifelong passion for calligraphy, despite an accident that left her without hands from a young age.

4 Inspiring Performing Arts Festivals in Japan

From huge taiko drums to theater performances in Tokyo's artsy neighborhoods, theater, music and dance lovers alike flock to experience Japan's performance festivals.

Sushi Disney Princesses Look Cool & Delicious

One Japanese artist is creating treats that are feasts for the eyes and the tastebuds, using fresh fish from the Seto Inland Sea.

7 Unmissable Art Festivals in Japan

From galleries to installations ranging across the scenic Japanese countryside, Japan's art scene is capturing the imagination of visitors and locals alike. Find out about a few of the country's most exciting art festivals and plan a creative escapade!

The Ephemeral Art of Japanese Bathhouses

The artists who specialize in painting Japanese bathhouses are few in number, but their enduring artistic spirit ensures the profession lives on.

Immersive Exhibit Shows Night View of Earth

Japanese designer Eisuke Tachikawa created a technological art installation inspired by the illuminating statement of a Japanese astronaut who viewed the world from space.

An Avant Garde Twist on Traditional Culture

Two Japanese artists have been making humorous art that subverts Japanese traditions for an astounding 25 years!

Japanese Fan Recreates Super Mario World 1-1

One amazing artist lovingly illustrated a favorite stage from the "Super Mario" series, and brought it to life in an incredible way!

Capturing the Perfect Pink of Sakura

The pastel pink of Japan's cherry blossoms paints the country for nearly a month in spring. One artisan has spent years trying to capture this color from nature and use it to dye fabrics.

Bread Artists Creations Look Too Good to Eat!

One Japanese artist has been heating up the bread community with her adorable toast art.

10 Awesome Tokyo Art Galleries

Tokyo has the exciting, vibrant art scene you'd expect from Japan's capital. If you want to dive deep into the local art world, these 10 art galleries are a great place to start!

Japanese Artist Assembles Ukiyo-e Avengers

A Japanese illustrator that goes by the name Takumi has created some awesome ukiyo-e art of the Avengers to celebrate the release of the latest film in the hit Marvel franchise.

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