Araki Japan Art Protests

Angry Asian Girls Raise Questions about Art and Pornography

Is it artistic to show pictures of naked women tied by ropes?

That question has often been asked about the famous Japanese photographer Araki.

He exhibits works at some of the world’s most prestigious galleries.

However, some Asian women say they’ve had enough.

Find out the reasons for their angry protest in this week’s Japan Story blog.

Japan Story’s blog is written by former BBC Tokyo Correspondent Duncan Bartlett. Each week he analyses how Japan’s story is being told to the world through the international media.