Sophie Richard is a specialist in Japanese culture and a freelance art historian. She is also the presenter of a 2019 documentary about the museums of Japan, airing on Japanese TV in 47 episodes.
"This new coffee-table book beautifully decodes Japan's temples of
culture ahead of your trip" -Sunday Times Travel
"Anyone who has experienced the frustration of trying to visit some Japanese museums will appreciate this volume. Outside the major institutions, information in English is not always available; opening hours can be confusing [. . .]Until now, a reliable, easy-to-use guide in English was not available, so Sophie Richard has done a great service in writing about 50 of her favourites - ones that she has visited and can recommend"-Art Newspaper