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Incredible Laser-Cut Ukiyo-e

One Japanese artist is creating incredible looking traditional ukiyo-e prints using modern technology.

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.

Eerily Awesome Post-Apocalyptic Art of Tokyo

Japanese illustrator Tokyo Genso has created CG illustrations that show an otherworldly, eerily beautiful Tokyo reclaimed by nature in a post-apocalyptic setting.

Autumnal Illustrations of Greater Tokyo

Japanese artist Ryo Takemasa has created a series of heartwarming illustrations capturing the beauty of fall in western Tokyo.

Retro Maintenance Train Illustrations

The work of this Japanese illustrator focuses on Japan's unseen maintenance trains, which only work at night after regular service is finished.

Food or Art? Flower Desserts Too Pretty to Eat

Hana no Babaroa makes beautiful Bavarian cream desserts that are works of art. These gelatin cakes are made with edible flowers and gold leaf, making them almost too pretty to eat.

Whimsical Japanese Wood Carvings

These incredible sculptures by Tokyo-based artist Moe Nakamura are all carved from a single block of wood!

The Prettiest Beach You've Never Heard Of

Hidden away in Kochi Prefecture is a truly unusual museum. The Sunabi Museum is a stretch of beach so beautiful that it is considered a natural art gallery by the locals!

Ridiculously Colorful Retro-Inspired Art

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

Eerie, Abstract Japanese Portraits

Japanese artist Teppei Takeda creates otherworldly portraits that are composed of intense, gestural brushstrokes.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled for These New Poké Lids

Pokémon have been popping up all over Japan in the craziest of places—below us!

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!

TeamLab Transforms an Abandoned Bath House

The latest installation from Japan's digital art collective TeamLab sees incredible megaliths rising around a once-abandoned bathhouse.

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.

Get Artsy at This Gorgeous Art Retreat Garden

Found at the foot of the Nasu Mountains just north of Tokyo is Art Biotop, an art retreat offering classes in pottery and glass-blowing along with spa treatments. But a major highlight is the water garden created by master architect Junya Ishigami.

Japanese Illustrator Brings Streets to Life

Masashi Shimakawa is a Japanese illustrator who uses his unique style to capture the everyday beauty of Japanese streets.

Incredible Ballpoint Pen illustrations

Japanese illustrator Manabu Endo has created meticulously detailed ballpoint pen pieces that evoke the traditional aesthetics of Japanese hanging scrolls.

An Avant Garde Twist on Traditional Culture

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

Miniature Storefronts Preserving Tokyo's Past

There’s a certain allure to Tokyo’s storefronts–the colors, the textures, the urban decay–that have inspired many artists and designers. That includes Stockholm-based designer Christopher Robin, who created these marvelous scaled-down Tokyo storefronts.

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