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Spanish Street Artist Leaves an Exquisite Mark

Art Ukiyo-e Tokyo Greater Tokyo Chiba Kanagawa

During the month of June, 2015, Spanish street artist Pejac was traveling through Asia installing whimsical, captivating and sometimes provocative street art. One of his destinations was Japan, where he stopped by Tokyo, but also some surrounding cities like Kawasaki (Kanagawa Prefecture) and Sanmu (Chiba Prefecture) to create a series of street-based artworks.

The most striking is this silhouette of a cleaning lady pouring out a bucket of Hokusai’s iconic The Great Wave Off Kanagawa. That, understandably, is why the artist chose Kanagawa for the location.

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