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平将門公 samurai portrait by Masayuki Koji

Samurai portraits by Masayuki Kojo at Kanda Myojin

Bujin-ga is my new Japanese word.  What about you, have you heard of it?  It means samurai portraits.  And Kanda Myojin, one of Tokyo’s most important shrines, had an exhibit of them.  Luckily, cameras were allowed. The exhibition celebrated the 10th anniversary of the samurai painter Masayuki Kojo.  He is a professional painter of Japan’s …

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Many people in Universe of Water room

My thoughts on Tokyo’s teamLab Borderless

TeamLab Borderless was the world’s first museum dedicated to digital art.  It’s not the typical type with fixed exhibits.  This one is full of brilliant, colorful displays in a state of constant motion.  You can understand why the Instagrammer and smartphone generation loves it.   Technologically, it’s incredible.  The 10,000 square meter space uses projectors and …

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