Issue Five

Summer 2021

This interactive webpage serves as a digital collection of articles: to view an article, click on the title. All articles contain images that are best viewed on a computer.

With the exception of two feature articles regarding the Japanese influence on global art, the focus of Issue 5 is combating anti-Asian sentiment, a critical topic in our current social and political climate. Please contact us at should you wish to discuss these topics further.

Fun fact: the above background —Almond Blossoms by Vincent van Gogh— is one of many examples of Japonaiserie: works by van Gogh that feature Japanese formal elements that stem from ukiyo-e (prints from the Edo period In Japan). Read "Japonaiserie: The Floating World, Vincent van Gogh, and the Present" to learn more.


Combating Anti-Asian Sentiment