EXHIBITION: Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art, in Honolulu

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EXHIBITION: Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art
At Honolulu Museum of Art
November 20, 2014 – March 15, 2015
My comic book 髭と肉体 Flesh + Beard is exhibited on the show.

Sexual revolution.

After opening its ports to international trade, the leaders and citizens of late 19th-century Japan were consumed by an identity crisis of unparalleled proportions. To what degree should they embrace…

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Gengoroh Tagame (田亀源五郎)’s manga Flesh + Beard (髭と肉体) is included in the Honolulu Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibit Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art. This is the third and final exhibit in the museum’s in-depth exploration of Japanese sexual culture. I wish I could visit Hawaii and see it! Go check it out if you’re in the area.