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The intricate art of Takaya Miou casts a spell at the Honolulu Museum of Art

  • “Young Emperor Heliogabalus,” 2000, by Takaya Miou.

  • Named “After a Poem by Tsukamoto Kunio,” 1998. Both drawings are in the Genga-style of anime, and are ink and screen-tone on Kent paper.

A moody collection of the work of Japanese manga artist Takaya Miou, now on view at the Honolulu Museum of Art, follows nicely on the heels of two recent shows, extending the mature themes and powerful imagery of “Modern Love: 20th Century Japanese Erotic Art” and the aesthetics of “Harajuku: Tokyo Street Fashion.” Read more

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