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  • Hokusaiby C.J. Holmes

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Without a doubt, Katsushika Hokusai is the most famous Japanese artist since the middle of the nineteenth century whose art is known to the Western world. Reflecting the artistic expression of an isolated civilisation, the works of Hokusai - one of the first Japanese artists to emerge in Europe - greatly influenced the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist... more...

  • Language in Public Spaces in Japanby Nanette Gottlieb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the material (an international airport, the streets of Tokyo,... more...

  • Museum Representations of Maoist Chinaby Dr Amy Jane Barnes

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ‘Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question accepted notions of how we perceive... more...

  • The China Collectorsby Karl E. Meyer; Shareen Blair Brysac

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 30.99

    The untold and fascinating history of the unlikely artistic encounters between the US and China, the youngest and oldest of major powers more...

  • Japanese Woodblock Print Workshopby April Vollmer

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2015; US$ 29.99

    An inspirational how-to course on Japanese woodblock printing's history and techniques, with guidance on materials and studio practices, step-by-step demonstrations, and examples of finished works by modern masters of the medium as well as historic pieces.        An increasingly popular yet age-old art form, Japanese woodblock printing ( mokuhanga... more...

  • Art Worldsby Roberta Wue

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 65.00

    The growth of Shanghai in the late nineteenth century gave rise to an exciting new art world in which a flourishing market in popular art became a highly visible part of the treaty port’s commercialized culture. Art Worlds examines the relationship between the city’s visual artists and their urban audiences. Through a discussion of images... more...

  • Art and the Young Adolescentby Frederick Palmer; Fabio Barraclough

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Art and the Young Adolescent introduces a mode of instruction that encourages children between the ages of 11 to 15 to express themselves in artistic creation that do not necessarily represent the natural forms of things. It is intended that every kid finds enjoyment in creating works of art without being hindered by the child?s inability to create... more...

  • Artisan or Artist?by Gordon Sutton

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Artisan or Artist?: A History of the Teaching of Art and Crafts in English Schools provides information pertinent to the origin of the teaching of art and crafts in English schools. This book discusses the fundamental aspects of art education in the schools. Organized into 16 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the close link between drawing... more...

  • Kawanabe Ky?sais Rakuga: Satirische Höllen- und Paradiesvorstellungen und Aesops Fabeln im Wandel der Meiji-Zeitby Petra Palmeshofer

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 41.30

    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889), a famous artist living on the verge of a changing world, managed to combine the very best from the East and the West, from the old times and the new ones. He put into print works of art influenced by ancient Japanese tradition and religion, present Japanese Ukiyo-e handicraft and modern Western technology, knowledge and... more...

  • Art Students League of New York on Paintingby James L Mcelhinney

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2015; US$ 35.00

    JAMES L. MCELHINNEY has a BFA from Tyler School of Art and an MFA in painting from Yale University. His teaching career began as an assistant to Bernard Chaet at Yale, followed by appointments at Bowdoin College, Moore College of Art, Skidmore College, East Carolina University, and University of Colorado.  He was artist in residence at Harper's Ferry... more...