Tag: Japanese Art

  • Japanisme


      The current obsession kids these days have with Japan’s wonderful storytelling is hardly new. I didn’t realize quite how far it went back, though, or the closeness of the forms. Anime my children watch – there’s even a streaming service for anime – parallels with the fairy tale books published over a century ago.…

  • An Afternoon in the Museum

    An Afternoon in the Museum

    I made it a field-trip day, and ventured to the Dayton Art Institute all by my lonesome to look at Asian Art. While it would have been nice to have a companion, the museum was all but deserted, and I had a peaceful meander through the rooms. The lower level of the museum is laid…