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Screen by an anonymous artist; Japan, c. 1625-50.
Nagasone Tojiro Mitsumasa: Helmet in the form of a sea conch shell (1618) (source)
Ogata Kōrin: 紙本金地著色紅白梅図 – Red and White Plum Blossoms (c. 1715)
Shonen Magazine, 1970 (source)
Kobayashi Kiyochika: Rainy Moon at Gohonmatsu (1880)
When the first atomic bomb detonated over Hiroshima, Tadayori Kihara was riding his bicycle onto a bridge; this suitcase was mounted behind his seat. The blast threw Kihara off his bicycle and onto the bridge walkway. Most of the skin … Continue reading
The Lotus Sutra is one of the central texts in the Mahayana tradition of Buddhism and, for some, is thought to contain the complete and final teaching of the Buddha. It was composed at the turn of the millennium. In … Continue reading