Halloween Costumes in Traditional Japanese Art
Halloween might be a relatively new concept for Japan, but the idea of sporting costumes for festivals is perhaps older than it is in the United States!
Spanish Street Artist Leaves an Exquisite Mark
During the month of June, 2015, Spanish street artist Pejac was traveling through Asia installing whimsical, captivating and sometimes provocative street art.
100 Views of Tokyo
Embark on an artistic journey throughout Tokyo with Shinji Tsuchimochi's 100 illustrations!
Mario and Luigi Get a Makeover
Reimagined as the famed gods Fujin and Raijin, the Mario Brothers look as if they could take down Bowser with only one punch!
3rd Round of KISS Ukiyo-e On Sale Now!
Incredible artists collaborate to produce woodblock prints based on KISS rhythm guitarist and co-lead singer Paul Stanley.
Pokémon Art with a Traditional Twist
Pokémon look more distinguished than ever in authentic 'ukiyo-e' that pay homage to a pair of feudal Japan’s greatest artists.
An Old Spin on Some Modern Characters
From Disney's Frozen to One Piece, these animated classics are getting an 'ukiyo-e'-style makeover!
Ukiyo-e Paintings Get a Modern-Day Makeover
Thanks to the brilliant Sanjushichi Segawa, we can now enjoy some classic paintings with a modern twist.
6 Hokusai Watercolors Found in Netherlands?
In a stunning revelation, six Western-style watercolor paintings in the Netherlands have been suggested to be works of Katsushika Hokusai, the most famous 'ukiiyo-e' artist of Japan's Edo Period.
5 Classic Cultural Activities in Saitama
Located just north of Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture has preserved beautiful pockets of traditional Japan. While there's much to see, there's just as much that you can try out first-hand!
Making Waves in the Fashion World
The 2016 spring collection from Russian designer Alena Akhmadullina draws inspiration from an unlikely source: a world-renowned ukiyo-e artist.
Japan's 4 Most Notable Volcanoes
Because of its location on the Ring of Fire, Japan has more than 100 volcanoes—making it a top destination for those interested in these powerful symbols of danger and beauty.
Ukiyo-e in Californ-i-ay
One early 20th century Japanese artist helped strengthen the cultural bridge between Japan and the U.S. by recreating the Golden State in ukiyo-e.
Ukiyo-e Isn't Just Skin Deep
This collection of ukiyo-e prints illustrates what's going on deep inside the body.
7 Lesser-Known Art Galleries You Should See
In Japan you can find delicate scrolls, exquisite pottery and incredible kimono art along with works by Yoshitomo Nara, Henri Matisse or Pablo Picasso—you just need to know where to look!
A Traditional Twist on Nintendo Characters
Mario, Pokémon, Link, Star Fox and more are brought to life artistically through the same process used 200 years ago.
An 8-Day Journey Through the 'Rising Dragon'
Travel through the 'Rising Dragon' region of Japan, where you'll find ancient shrines, exquisite gold leaf, top-ranked gardens, incredible festivals, panoramic mountain views, plus markets, museums, kabuki and more!
Ukiyo-e Inspired Cutely Gothic Charms
Part adorable, part gruesome, these charms embody the works of one of the most influential ukiyo-e artist of all time.
Hungry for Art? Try Some of These Cookies
A Japanese cookie artist turns blank cookie canvases into unbelievable edible masterpieces!
Fine Wine Meets Fine Art
Rather than using traditional paints to recreate classic paintings, Sanja Jankovic turns to a rather unconventional art medium.