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  • The Story of Chinese Artby Pan Gongkai

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    Spanning more than 5,000 years, from the Prehistoric and Bronze periods through the various dynasties to the twentieth century and today, The Story of Chinese Art is a magnificent, visually rich collection of artwork that offers an unprecedented look into the vast cultural history of China. The home to some of the world?s oldest and most distinguished... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Katsushika Hokusai ist ohne Zweifel der seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im Westen berühmteste Künstler Japans. Die Werke Hokusais spiegeln die künstlerischen Ausdrucksformen einer isolierten Kultur wider. Gleichzeitig war er einer der ersten japanischen Künstler, der in Europa Bekanntheit erlangte und großen Einfluss auf impressionistische... more...

  • 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...

  • Rakugoby Lorie Brau

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 38.99

    Rakugo introduces the storytelling genre of Edo-style rakugo as performed around the turn of the twenty-first century, focusing on the performers' image, training, and techniques and the art's contexts and audiences. Brau argues that, while storytellers' goal of making a hit with audiences sustains the art's vitality, rakugo has come to represent something... more...

  • The Buddhist Caves at Aurangabad: Transformations in Art and Religionby Pia Brancaccio

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    This is a study that focuses on the art and architecture of a group of Buddhist rock-cut monuments excavated on the western edge of the Deccan Plateau in India. It analyses the various cultural, historical and religious phenomena that shaped the caves at Aurangabad through the first seven centuries of the Common Era and it comments on the Buddhist... more...

  • Institutional Timeby Judy Chicago

    The Monacelli Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    A revered teacher and the most influential feminist artist of our time, Judy Chicago provides an autobiographical look at higher education in art, a must-read for aspiring artists and educators in studio art programs.    How should women?and men?be prepared for a career in today?s art world? For more than a decade, Judy Chicago has been formulating... more...

  • Holiday Paper Crafts from Japanby Robertta A. Uhl

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    Holiday Paper Crafts from Japan contains easy-to-follow instructions for making seventeen unique seasonal crafts inspired by washi, the beautiful traditional paper handmade by artisans throughout Japan. Color photographs show finished projects, as well as imaginative ways for displaying them. Holiday Paper Crafts from Japan includes such original... more...

  • Ivory and the Aesthetics of Modernity in Meiji Japanby Martha Chaiklin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The opening of the ports of Japan in 1859 brought a flood of Japanese craft products to the world marketplace. For ivory it was a golden age. This book examines the role that ivory and ivory carvers played in the expression of nationalism and the development of sculpture in the later nineteenth and early twentieth century. more...

  • Japanese Washi Paper Craftsby Robertta A. Uhl

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    In Japan, paper and paper crafts are held in popular esteem. The originators of origami, the art of paper-folding, and kirigami, the art of paper-cutting, the Japanese also make their own paper, called washi. A colorful printed paper, washi is used to decorate everything from boxes to dolls. Noted for its strength, durability and flexibility, washi... more...

  • Cute Gritby Enfu

    Chin Music Press Inc. 2014;

    A visual punch of digitally rendered pop art that reconstructs American and Japanese iconography in “cute grit? style. more...