Japanese woodblock prints, calligraphy and even the flower arranging art form of ikebana are well-known and regarded worldwide. Still there are several fascinating art forms native to Japan the rest of the world is waiting to discover.
Traditional Japanese art forms have been a source of fascination and inspiration for centuries, not only in Japan but internationally. This is partly because, among other things, their uncomplicated beauty can be appreciated by almost anyone. From the art of ikebana to the graceful tea ceremony, here is our guide to traditional Japanese art forms.
Although Tokyo is the center of Japanese politics and economy, it is also the heart of Japanese culture and contemporary art. The city has a vast amount of multi-faceted and unique galleries, which are scattered across the city. Here are Savvy Tokyo's top recommended museums and art venues worth visiting.