Interview with composer Tan Dun, who discusses his latest opera, The First Emperor, performed at the Met Opera, New York. All Look the Same? contemporary Asian art in Milan. Interview with Joe Earl from the MFA, Boston about Contemporary Japanese ceramics. The Mansudae Art Studion, North Korean art, Pyongyang. Nihon Mingeikan, Japan’s Folk Craft Museum, in Tokyo. Foreign Faces in Japanese Prints, Art Institute of Chicago. The Art of designer, painter, textiles artist Serizawa Keisuke, on show in St. Petersberg, Russia. Modern Japanese ceramics by Tomimoto Kenkichi at Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo. The Smile in Japanese art, on show at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo. Early Buddhist Art from Japan, Rietberg Museum, Zurich. The Flower Garden of Spring, Paintings from Mughal India, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Byobu, Japanese Screens in Honolulu. Chiho Aoshima, contemporary Japanese art. Shin Banraisha, Isamu Noguchi Foundation, New York. Janet Leach, a retrospective, St Ives, Cornwall.