AKO ROSHI (47 Ronin) will be installed at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

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Keiji Nakazawa (中沢 啓治, Nakazawa Keiji, March 14, 1939 – December 19, 2012)

RIP.  Author of “Barefoot Gen” Keiji Nakazawa passed away on December 19th.

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Sergey Osipov (Netsuke Artist)

Sergey Osipov (Netsuke Artist)

Incredible work.  Please visit his website to see more of his work.  Unfortunately, he can produce only 6-8 per year due to such a labor intensive process.

I would love to have one of this cephalopod piece.

Check it out!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BLUE FISH

“Blue Fish by Jeanne Grut

A Coelacanth relief for  Royal Copenhagen Ver.1 & 2

Their plates and cups are beautiful but these are special.

 


Nakajima’s New exhibition “CEPH LAB / イカラボ” opens at Okinawa Zoo & Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 


cuttlefish communication modules by Ry Nakajima

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you.

 


Firefly Squid Update / ホタルイカ アップデイト

Watching video / ビデオ映像を見るホタルイカ

Check out its’ crazy mouth / 特殊な口の構造。

Firefly squid lighting up after watching a video / 映像に誘発され発光するホタルイカ。

Sugimoto marked each squid with color ink / マーカーをうたれたホタルイカ

Squid is just so beautiful to look at / スーパーでは絶対に見れない透明感のあるホタルイカ。

All done.  waiting to be shipped to a lab in Okinawa / 固定され沖縄の研究室へ。

See you next year! / 来年また。