Tag Archive: Modern Tokyo

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special interests and secrecy.… Continue reading

Tokyo life and the delightful area of Kichijoji: Fashion and lifestyle

Tokyo life and the delightful area of Kichijoji: Fashion and lifestyle Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae  Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo lifestyle provides a wealth of different options that appeal to different individuals. The… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the mystery of Utamaro

Art of Japan and the mystery of Utamaro Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The distinguished art of Utamaro Kitagawa is known internationally based on his stunning art. This notably applies to the… Continue reading

President Xi Jinping of China is threatening the legacy of Deng Xiaoping: Power Concentration

President Xi Jinping of China is threatening the legacy of Deng Xiaoping: Power Concentration Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Deng Xiaoping radically altered China from a tainted one-party-state based… Continue reading

Takehisa and Art of Japan: From radiance to despair and no international salvation

Takehisa and Art of Japan: From radiance to despair and no international salvation Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)

Art of Japan and Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) Tomoko Hara and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) fought on the wrong side of history if you happen to be a pro-Meiji… Continue reading

Yorozu Tetsugoro and Japanese Art: independent artistic soul

Yorozu Tetsugoro and Japanese Art: independent artistic soul Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Yorozu Tetsugoro was born in 1885 and died of tuberculosis in 1927 after severe complications from… Continue reading

Japan Art: Shadows of Sorrow and No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa

Japan Art: Shadows of Sorrow and No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special… Continue reading

Art and Fusion of Japanese Culture: Kintaro and his many Representations

Art and Fusion of Japanese Culture: Kintaro and his many Representations Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kintaro remains extremely popular in modern Japan because of the power of animation and other aspects… Continue reading

Utamaro and Japanese Art: Mystery and Bijin-ga

Utamaro and Japanese Art: Mystery and Bijin-ga Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The distinguished art of Utamaro Kitagawa is known internationally based on his stunning art. This notably applies to the depiction… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Yumeji Takehisa: No International Salvation in Death

Japanese Art and Yumeji Takehisa: No International Salvation in Death Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on “special interests” and… Continue reading

Japanese Folklore and Representations of Kintaro in Art and Culture

Japanese Folklore and Representations of Kintaro in Art and Culture Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kintaro remains extremely popular in modern Japan because of the power of animation and other aspects of… Continue reading

Bijin-ga and Art of Japan: Utamaro and Mystery

Bijin-ga and Art of Japan: Utamaro and Mystery Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utamaro Kitagawa is internationally famous because of his stunning art and this notably applies to the art of beautiful… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Traditional Dress of Females

Japanese Art and Traditional Dress of Females Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Ukiyo-e art in Japan focused on many themes during its “golden period” in the Edo period and this was replicated during… Continue reading

Folklore and Art by Kyosai: Tengu and Changing Nature within Buddhism and Shintoism

Folklore and Art by Kyosai: Tengu and Changing Nature within Buddhism and Shintoism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyosai is fascinating because of his individualistic spirit and this… Continue reading

Japanese Art During a Period of Rapid Change: Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)

Japanese Art During a Period of Rapid Change: Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) Tomoko Hara and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) fought on the wrong side of history if you happen… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the Complexity of Life: Yumeji Takehisa

Art of Japan and the Complexity of Life: Yumeji Takehisa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on “special interests” and… Continue reading

Utamaro and Impact of Japanese Art: Impressionism and Bijin-ga

Utamaro and Impact of Japanese Art: Impressionism and Bijin-ga Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utamaro Kitagawa is internationally famous because of his stunning art and this notably applies to the art of… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Shadows of Sorrow: No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa

Japanese Art and Shadows of Sorrow: No Artistic Redemption for Yumeji Takehisa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special… Continue reading

Kintaro in Japanese Folklore and Art

Kintaro in Japanese Folklore and Art Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kintaro remains extremely popular in modern Japan because of the power of animation and other aspects of modern culture that maintains… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Yorozu Tetsugoro: Creativity and Freedom

Art of Japan and Yorozu Tetsugoro: Creativity and Freedom Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yorozu Tetsugoro was born in 1885 and died of tuberculosis in 1927 after severe complications from pneumonia that… Continue reading

Japanese Buddhism and Tourism in Wakayama: Stunning Koyasan

Japanese Buddhism and Tourism in Wakayama: Stunning Koyasan Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Kansai region is extremely diverse because you have countless places to visit and enjoy the uniqueness of Japan… Continue reading

Tokyo Lifestyle and Fashion in Kichijoji

Tokyo Lifestyle and Fashion in Kichijoji Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae  Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo lifestyle provides a wealth of different options that appeal to different individuals. The district of Kichijoji is one… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Tokyo Ladies: Ghosts of the Past Remain within A Living Tradition

Art of Japan and Tokyo Ladies: Ghosts of the Past Remain within A Living Tradition Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Ukiyo-e art in Japan focused on many themes during its “golden period” in… Continue reading

Gyoshu Hayami: Art Forms of Japan, Richness of Imperial China and European Art

Gyoshu Hayami: Art Forms of Japan, Richness of Imperial China and European Art Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Gyoshu Hayami (1894-1935) was extremely inquisitive and this applies to various… Continue reading

North Korea Launches a Long-Range Missile claims South Korea: Japan needs a Calm Response

North Korea Launches a Long-Range Missile claims South Korea: Japan needs a Calm Response Ri Kuk-Chol, Takeshi Hasegawa and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to a spokesperson at the South Korean… Continue reading

Folklore and Art of Japan: Kyosai, the Spirit World, Tengu and Impact of Shintoism

Folklore and Art of Japan: Kyosai, the Spirit World, Tengu and Impact of Shintoism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyosai is extremely fascinating because of his individualistic spirit… Continue reading

Rallies in Hong Kong after Five Booksellers Disappear into China’s One Party Thin Air

Rallies in Hong Kong after Five Booksellers Disappear into China’s One Party Thin Air Shuchun Zhang, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Rallies in Hong Kong occurred against the government… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Mystery of Folklore: Historical and Modern Influence of Kintaro

Japanese Art and Mystery of Folklore: Historical and Modern Influence of Kintaro Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kintaro remains extremely popular in modern Japan because of the power of animation and other… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Utamaro: Bijin-ga and Impressionism

Art of Japan and Utamaro: Bijin-ga and Impressionism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utamaro Kitagawa is internationally famous because of his stunning art and this notably applies to the art of beautiful… Continue reading

Tokyo Lifestyle and Tourism: Ikebukuro Fashion, Garden of Chinzan-so and Canal Cafe

Tokyo Lifestyle and Tourism: Ikebukuro Fashion, Garden of Chinzan-so and Canal Cafe Sarah Deschamps and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo is a very intriguing city which caters for so many different lifestyles.… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the Intriguing and Mysterious World of Ukiyo-e

Art of Japan and the Intriguing and Mysterious World of Ukiyo-e Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The amazing aspect of ukiyo-e is that nothing is hidden therefore you can witness stunning landscapes,… Continue reading