Thursday, December 8, 2016

(1214) Monstrous art

Another summer leftover: the Japanese think yokai/妖怪 i.e. monsters (in literature, art etc.) a summer-appropriate subject because the chill they bring supposedly cools you. Here, one such exhibition at the Edo-Tokyo Museum. 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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