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Fukuoka Asian Art Museum  
   

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

Interestingly, a lot of Southeast Asian art was currently being curated, along with captions on the atrocities of the Japanese during WWII. Wonder how that escaped the otherwise sometimes rather unapologetic national censors.
Fukuoka (1-3 Aug 15)

August 2nd 2015
And so, after some two plus weeks, it was time to bid farewell to wonderful Korea, and say hello to enigmatic Japan, as I took the overnight Camellia passenger ferry from Busan to Fukuoka. Long ferry trips always cause some apprehension in my mind, given my past less-than-pleasant experiences in the likes of Myanmar and Indonesia, but I was of course fairly confident that this would be a much more ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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