Curated by Mone Ueno. They are similar in that they all have swords or they are swords. The swords and fittings are both by Japanese artists and most of the swords by Japanese artist are more elaborate than those of the the European artists. They are also different because some of them use a lot of color and the others stick to monochromatic themes. In addition, the way that some artist depict swords are not in a sense of injuring the other person but just using them as a piece of art.