Interview with the painter Hiroshi Senju. The new Kankai Pavilion at the Hara Museum in Tokyo. Hamada Shoji's pottery on show in the Museum of Oriental Ceramics in Osaka. Gandhara: The Buddhist Heritage on show in Berlin, Germany. Rinpa: the art of Japan's Renaissance, on show at the Tokyo National Museum. Japanese Export Lacquer, on show in Kyoto and Tokyo. Ukiyo-e prints from the Victoria and Albert Museum's Collection in London. Islamic Arts Diary. Wooden Treasures from the Chu Kingdom of China, on show at the Asian Art Museum in Nice, France. The Lost Nomads of Mongolia, photography by A Yin at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York. Two Mountains: Photography by Balthasar Buckhard and Naoya Hatakeyama in Salzburg, Austria. Silver and Gold in the Arts of Japan, at the Freer Gallery, Washington DC. Katagami and Japanese Textiles at MAK, Vienna. Surimono, the art of Poetic and Pictorial Allusion on show at the Rietberg Museum, Zurich. Japanese Netsuke at World Museum, Liverpool, UK. Gallery Shows: Burmese contemporary art in Bangkok and Meiji period objects in New York. Auction reviews: Southeast Asian Paintings in Singapore and Hong Kong.