Stories of Bathers in Art – Art and Nude Series: Part.3

There is nothing in all the world more beautiful or significant of the laws of the universe than the nude human body. – Robert Henri While many associate the naked body and exposure of flesh with erotica, the depiction of nude bathers in art shows us that the naked human form can be portrayed without […]

High and Low: Enduring Influence of Japanese Anime in Contemporary Art

Anime can be traced as far back as 1917 with the first generation of animators such as Seitaro Kitayama, Ōten Shimokawa, and Jun’ichi Kōuchi as the “fathers of anime.” But it wouldn’t be until the 1980s that anime would become mainstream in Japan – a boom that can be credited to the likes of Dragon […]