Famous Japanese Art Improved By Neko Atsume
Because procrastination is my middle name and I currently have a Boaty McBoatload of editing to do, it became clear to me that the best use of my time this morning would be to see how much Japanese art could be improved by the addition of Tubbs & Co…
First of all, I feel quite sure that Murasaki Shikibu would agree that medieval court life would have been vastly improved by collecting gamecats. (On the other hand, the invention of the novel might have been delayed for a few more centuries, because the Tale of Genji wouldn’t have stood a chance against Mr. Meowgi)
Hokusai could have done a “36 Views Of Neko” series that would have WAY outsold that Fuji shinola
Fearsome AND friendly, I think that’s what you were shooting for here, right Kōrin?
Think how much MORE famous the kabuki actor Otani Oniji III would have been if assisted by Tubbs
How many can you find…?
And finally, Yayoi Kusama really ought to make this sculpture available as a goodie JUST SAYIN
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