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Hilarious! Shunga: early modern Japanese porno-artistic paintings

By |2020-12-16T10:12:58+00:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Japanese art, Japanese history, Podcast|Tags: , , , |

"Japanese culture, once upon a time, encouraged and celebrated sex openly. Now we do so secretly." Shungas are windows to the sexually liberal lives and ideologies of 17th to 19th century Japanese people. And simply fun to look at, too.

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