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Malene Wagner

Malene is a Danish art historian specializing in Japanese art and the cultural exchange with the West in the 19th-21st century. Besides writing, she curates exhibitions and gives talks to promote Japanese art across generations and cultures. Her first experience of Japan was as a two-year-old when her parents brought her there, and this led to her innate love for Japanese aesthetics. In 2017, she was invited to meet then Crown Prince Naruhito at the Japanese Embassy in Denmark as an acknowledgment of her work with Japanese culture in Denmark.



Article by Malene Wagner

kawanabe kyosai

Kyosai Kawanabe: The Art, the Humor, the Horror