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  • Through Japan With Brush & Inkby Chiura Obata

    Tuttle Publishing 1968; US$ 19.95

    Using the traditional brush-and-ink technique, Chiura Obata skillfully presents the varied aspects of Japan: a mountain landscape enveloped in mist, an intimate Japanese garden, the hustle of the busy city of Tokyo, the fleeting cherry blossoms, an ancient temple compound, a festive group of holiday sightseers. The artist captures with his deft sketches... more...

  • Manga's Cultural Crossroadsby Jaqueline Berndt; Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Focusing on the art and literary form of manga, this volume examines the intercultural exchanges that have shaped manga during the twentieth century and how manga?s culturalization is related to its globalization. Through contributions from leading scholars in the fields of comics and Japanese culture, it describes "manga culture" in two ways: as... more...

  • Ukiyo-Eby Dora Amsden; Woldermar von Seidlitz

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Ukiyo-e (?pictures of the floating world?) is a branch of Japanese art which originated during the period of prosperity in Edo (1615-1868). Characteristic of this period, the prints are the collective work of an artist, an engraver, and a printer. Created on account of their low cost thanks to the progression of the technique, they represent daily... more...

  • 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...

  • The Story of Chinese Artby Pan Gongkai

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 59.99

    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...

  • 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...