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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Museums in the Digital Ageby Susana Smith Bautista

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 42.99

    Museums in the Digital Age: Changing Meanings of Place, Community, and Culture first provides a theoretical framework of how the critical notions of place, community, and culture are changing in the digital age, respective to the field of museology. In order to illustrate these points, the book then presents five case studies of the most technologically... more...

  • The Landscape Painting of China and Japanby Hugo Munsterberg

    Tuttle Publishing 1955; US$ 24.99

    The Landscape Painting of China and Japan presents for the first time in English a full and lucid account of the remarkable art form which, as a distinct tradition in Oriental art, has come to be universally recognized as one of the greatest in the world. The author points out how essential it is to an understanding of the Orient when he says:... 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...

  • 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...

  • Origami for Busy Peopleby Marcia Joy Miller

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    Make quick and easy origami projects with this origami book with folding paper. Origami for Busy People is the first origami book for people who love to fold paper for fun and relaxation but have trouble finding the time in their busy day for it. Origami projects can easily be completed during a hectic schedulea 5-minute coffee-break, lunchtime... 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...

  • Language in Public Spaces in Japanby Nanette Gottlieb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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 art. This book... more...