Ukiyoe

Ukiyoe refers to a genre of Japanese painting that flourished during Edo Period. If you are an art fan, you might know Ukiyoe artists like Hokusai or even Jed Henry, the Ukiyoe Heroes painter. There are various themes expressed in Ukiyoe, such as Kabuki or Nihon Bijin (beautiful Japanese women). Shunga, pornography, is also an important part of Ukiyoe. Visit museums and galleries for a cool, old-style Japanese art experience!