Tadao Ando: Minimalism and Light in Concrete Architecture

Tadao Ando: Minimalism and Light in Concrete Architecture

While concrete can often seem cold and impersonal, Tadao Ando's work brings a sense of warmth and poetry to the material. Let's explore his architectural philosophy.
July 23, 2024
Dadaism: The Anti-Art Movement in Modern Art

Dadaism: The Anti-Art Movement in Modern Art

Dadaism, known simply as Dada, was an avant-garde art movement born during World War I, famously characterized as the "anti-art" movement.
July 12, 2024
Tags: Art
Kyoto City Guide | Daikaku-ji Temple

Kyoto City Guide | Daikaku-ji Temple

Daikaku-ji Temple, one of Kyoto's oldest temples, resides in the northern part of the scenic Sagano district, blending rich history, cultural significance, and natural beauty.
July 08, 2024
Tags: Travel
Kyoto City Guide | Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple

Kyoto City Guide | Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple is located in the serene Arashiyama area of Kyoto and is well-known for its collection of 1,200 Rakan statues, which represent the disciples of Buddha.
July 05, 2024
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Kyoto City Guide | 5 Must-Visit Art Museums in Kyoto

Kyoto City Guide | 5 Must-Visit Art Museums in Kyoto

Kyoto isn't just rich in history—it's also place to a diverse range of art museums. From classical Japanese art to contemporary pieces, there's something for everyone. 
July 02, 2024
Tags: Art Travel
Kyoto City Guide | The Green Beauty of Rurikoin Temple in Early Summer

Kyoto City Guide | The Green Beauty of Rurikoin Temple in Early Summer

In June, during early summer, we visited Rurikoin Temple, a scenic and tranquil place in Kyoto that embodies a beautiful meaning in its name. 
June 26, 2024
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Osaka City Guide: 8 Must-See Art Museum Destinations

Osaka City Guide: 8 Must-See Art Museum Destinations

In our city guide, we will highlight eight of Osaka's must-visit art museums. Be sure to save this information for your trip preparations.
June 25, 2024
Tags: Art Travel
Kyoto City Guide | The Face House by Kazumasa Yamashita

Kyoto City Guide | The Face House by Kazumasa Yamashita

Designed by Kazumasa Yamashita, the Face House debuted on Kyoto's streets in 1974, adding playfulness and colorful features to an ordinary downtown area.
June 20, 2024
Kyoto City Guide | The Garden of Fine Arts by Tadao Ando

Kyoto City Guide | The Garden of Fine Arts by Tadao Ando

The Garden of Fine Arts, designed by renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando, stands as the world's first open-air art garden and a must-visit destination in Kyoto. 
June 20, 2024
Ugo Mulas: Capturing Moments Through Photography

Ugo Mulas: Capturing Moments Through Photography

Ugo Mulas was one of the most significant international photographers of the post-war period, particularly renowned for his street photography and portraits of artists.
June 05, 2024
Japanese Tea Ceremony: The Philosophy of "One Encounter, One Chance"

Japanese Tea Ceremony: The Philosophy of "One Encounter, One Chance"

The Japanese tea ceremony, known as chadō, means "the way of tea." While it may appear as a traditional cultural ritual focused solely on preparing a drink for a guest, in reality, it has been refined into an art form.
May 15, 2024
Tags: Lifestyle
Postmodern Architecture: Definition, Characteristics and Examples

Postmodern Architecture: Definition, Characteristics and Examples

Have you ever heard of "Less is a Bore"? This design philosophy perfectly encapsulates the essence of postmodern architecture, characterized by its embrace of eclectic, colorful styles, and an expressive approach to design.
May 11, 2024
Tags: Architecture