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- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 3.95
SESSHU'S LONG SCROLL is the masterwork of the 15th-century artist whom Japan honors as her greatest. Famed not only as a painter but also as a Zen priest and a great traveler, Sesshu found inspiration for his wonderful landscapes both in China and Japan. This magnificent scroll, which pictures the procession of the seasons, is essentially religious... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Woodblock printing is at the same time a very simple and a very complicated art. It is simple by modern standards because no machinery, not even a press, is used. The finished print in this book and the pages which so graphically present its development in color are produced by photo-offset from original woodblocks. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.95
This Japanese Shinto book profiles each of the "Seven Luck Gods"?important deities in Japanese culture. The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan are a group of deities whose origins stem from Indian, Chinese, and indigenous Japanese gods of fortune. Not all of the gods are mythical beings. One of them is an actual historical person. Each of the seven gods... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 28.95
The development of the Japanese screen as an an form in the Momoyama period (r575- r6rs) presents a fascinating example of the converging influences of art traditions,history, politics, religion, and architecture. The physical format of the screen itself was inherited from the Chinese. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
The chief purpose of this modest little book is to present for Westerners some of the gorgeous paintings found on fans used in tne traditional Japanese Non drama. Painting as limited to conform to the fan shape has teen practiced for hundreds of years in Japan, even hy such immortal artists as Sotatsu and Korin. Until now, however, there has heen... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1979; US$ 9.99
This guide to the Japanese zodiac gives a complete explanation of all 12 animal years. Like people of the West, Eastern people have a zodiac. Unlike that of the West, however, the Eastern system has a cycle of twelve years instead of months. Each year of the cycle has its own particular animal symbol whose roots of meaning, origin, and influence... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
This book is designed for the amateur artist who is eager to find a new outlet for his talents as well as for the one who has already discovered the enchanting world of Japanese ink-painting. It is, quite frankly, a copybook, and it does not pretend to be anything else. As editor Reiko Chiba says of the paintings in the book, "These basic inspirations... more...