Tag Archives: Japan

“The Imperial Army Is Now Crusading”

Front, “The Imperial Army, the Corner-stone of Asia,” No. 3-4, 1942 (2006.6.2) 1940: In Asia… Japanese soldiers stand sentinel at all key points of East Asia. Japanese troops advance to the Continent across the sea. Are they “Aggressors of Asia?” … Continue reading

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Happy EARTH Day

Marilyn Bridges, Pathway Into Infinity, Nazca, Peru, 1979(448.1983) Ernst Haas, Monument Valley, along Colorado River (The Creation), 1971 (38.1976) Soichi Kiyooka, Tatsukushi, Kochi, November 1973 (9.1994) Russell Munson, Colorado dune, 1982 (311.1983) Brett Weston, Rock Formation, ca. 1965 (2012.119.59) Hidekazu … Continue reading

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Front (“The Guardian of Asia”)

Front, (1-2), 1942, 16 5/8 x 11 11/16 in. (42.2 x 29.7 cm.), Photo-Gravure, (2006.6.1) … ni en la calidad insuperable de cada aeroplane y cada buque… … nor in the unsurpassed quality of each airplane and each ship… … … Continue reading

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Vera Talbot: Xmas, 1924, Nara, Japan

Vera Talbot, [Travel Album through Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa, and Europe by Vera Talbot], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) At the end of December, 1924, Vera Talbot and her party were tirelessly visiting the temples and shrines in Kyoto, Nikko, and Nara, happily … Continue reading

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Vera Talbot: Yokohama after the earthquake

Vera Talbot, [Travel Album through Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa, and Europe by Vera Talbot], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) Around noon on September 1, 1923 a massive earthquake, the Great Kanto Earthquake, perhaps the worst natural disaster in Japan, killed over 145,000 … Continue reading

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Once Upon a White Night the Awakening Sounds of Insight, a Hydrostatic Symphony and the Spirits of Reincarnation

Masaaki Miyazawa, Once Upon a White Night, September 15, 1981 (73.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, Awakening Sounds of Insight, May 11, 1984 (83.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, Incompatable Lovers, November 11, 1982 (85.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, Spirits of Reincarnation, November 4, 1983 (70.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, … Continue reading

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Water is Work

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), [Worker soaking silk skeins in boiled water to free it of gum, Madison Silk Company in Barnert Mills, Paterson, New Jersey], March 1937, (856.1975) Henry Ries (1917-2004), Restoration of Ancient Books, September 1948 (354.1990) Henri Cartier-Bresson … Continue reading

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