Iconic: Images of the Floating World at Ronin Gallery’s Grand Opening 🗓 🗺

Iconic: Images of the Floating World at Ronin Gallery’s Grand Opening Weekend Saturday, October 12 through Saturday, November 9 Grand Opening Weekend: Saturday, October 12 through Sunday, October 13 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Ronin Gallery – 32 W. 40th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: Free In commemoration of the grand opening of their new gallery at Bryant Park Place, Ronin Gallery presents … Continue reading Iconic: Images of the Floating World at Ronin Gallery’s Grand Opening 🗓 🗺

Diving into Ukiyo-e with Rakugo Storyteller Katsura Sunshine

The Wave (here, in miniature, a refrigerator magnet purchased at Narita Airport, Japan) is a well-known example of Japanese woodblock prints known as Ukiyo-e. On the walls of art museums worldwide, as well as refrigerators and dormitories, what was created as amusement for the common people in Japan during the Edo Era is appreciated as fine art today. Rakugo, a humorous style of storytelling, was … Continue reading Diving into Ukiyo-e with Rakugo Storyteller Katsura Sunshine