retrospectia: “ Cutting through waves of a sea that had historically walled Japan in and the world out, Yoshida Shoin, a young Samurai teacher, rides in 1854 to a meeting with Commodore Matthew C. Perry, the commander of Yankee warships that have.
woodblock print by UTAGAWA Hiroshige Japan Adore this artist non-European influence -Europe loved seeing art which was flat, brown, dark work to flat, design, pure and bright work. Look at Manet Olympia 1863
Japanese Fine Art Sun and Waves Hanging Scroll painting – 130633
'Under the Wave, off Kanagawa' (Kanagawa oki nami-ura), or 'The Great Wave', a colour woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai; Mount Fuji is dwarfed in the background by a towering wave, a symbol of the sky's power.
Onaruto Bridge connecting Kobe and Naruto, Tokushima, Japan. The bridge is one of the largest bridges in the world and is also known for the Naruto whirlpools. The Naruto whirlpools are caused by tidal currents between the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacifi