Aert Van Der Neer inspires Japanese Artist: Altered Realities, Christianity, and Dutch Art

Aert Van Der Neer inspires Japanese Artist: Altered Realities, Christianity, and Dutch Art Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Dutch Golden Age of art is a true blessing because the potency remains despite the enormous distance in time. Not surprisingly, the contemporary Japanese artist Sawako Utsumi adores this reality. This fact can be seen … More Aert Van Der Neer inspires Japanese Artist: Altered Realities, Christianity, and Dutch Art

Sendai Artist Inspired by Maurice Utrillo: Yuzo Saeki and Inner Passion

Sendai Artist Inspired by Maurice Utrillo: Yuzo Saeki and Inner Passion Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The French artist Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955), just like the British artist L.S. Lowry (1887-1976), are two of the most predominant artists to hail from France and the United Kingdom in the twentieth century. Of course, internationally, Utrillo is … More Sendai Artist Inspired by Maurice Utrillo: Yuzo Saeki and Inner Passion

Book for Children: Mavis, the Japanese Boy called Ryo and the Magical World of Shimabara

Book for Children: Mavis, the Japanese Boy called Ryo and the Magical World of Shimabara Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The intriguing world of adorable birds and animals fused with aspects of Japanese and British culture. This comes together in the magical world of Shimabara where elements of Shintoism exist near the dangerous … More Book for Children: Mavis, the Japanese Boy called Ryo and the Magical World of Shimabara

Japanese Art and Esaias Van De Velde: Christian Churches and Dutch Villages Through Japanese Eyes

Japanese Art and Esaias Van De Velde: Christian Churches and Dutch Villages Through Japanese Eyes Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary Japanese artist Sawako Utsumi adores the richness of Dutch Art from the distant past of the fifteenth to seventeenth century. In this article, the focus is firmly on Esaias van de Velde … More Japanese Art and Esaias Van De Velde: Christian Churches and Dutch Villages Through Japanese Eyes

Art Book of Japan and European Art: Buddhism, Churches, Derbyshire, Dutch Art, Shinto, and Ukiyo-e

Art Book of Japan and European Art: Buddhism, Churches, Derbyshire, Dutch Art, Shinto, and Ukiyo-e Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times     The art book Sawako Utsumi and her Kindred Spirit and the under title European and Japanese Art: Buddhism, Christianity, Landscapes, Rinpa, Shintoism, Ukiyo-e, and Dutch Masters, is a real gem. This is based … More Art Book of Japan and European Art: Buddhism, Churches, Derbyshire, Dutch Art, Shinto, and Ukiyo-e

Mavis the Magic Dog: Sakura the Squirrel and the Terrible Storm (Magic, Nature, and Shinto)

Mavis the Magic Dog: Sakura the Squirrel and the Terrible Storm  (Magic, Nature, and Shinto) Tomoko Hara and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The second book of the series about Mavis the Dog and the Japanese boy called Ryo is a real gem. This is based on the natural adventure of this children book series … More Mavis the Magic Dog: Sakura the Squirrel and the Terrible Storm (Magic, Nature, and Shinto)