Sōtatsu in the 21st Century

High-resolution digital photography has greatly enhanced our ability to study and disseminate images of rare and fragile materials. Such images can be used for collaborative scholarly projects, conservation and scientific research, international education programs, and the sheer pleasure of close observation. The Freer and Sackler Galleries are striving to present more digital technology within the museums, and artworks by Tawaraya Sōtatsu are prime candidates for such experiments.

The Gods of Wind and Thunder