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The Mark of Beauty

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The Mark of Beauty

This unconventional art program introduces the great variety of beauty to be found in the arts and crafts related to everyday Japanese life.

Hosted by Masao Kusakari


Mon.4:30 - 5:00
10:30 - 11:00
16:30 - 17:00
22:30 - 23:00

Oct. 6, Mon.*This program was first broadcast on Jun. 30

Sushi Journeys

Sushi, a food for special occasions, is an encapsulation of the Japanese sense of beauty. Aside from the familiar nigirizushi on oblong beds of rice, there are many regional variations, too, each representing the local concepts of luxury through color, shape and ingredients. What then is the essential beauty of sushi, handed down since olden times? Besides, sushi is also changing now in startling ways abroad. The international sushi boom has produced distinctive new aesthetic approaches and even works of contemporary art! Today, we journey to the multifarious aesthetics of sushi.

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