Japanese Modern Art
Painting From 1910 To 1970Book - 2000
A comprehensive survey of the development of an independent modernism in Japanese art from the first abstract works at the beginning of the century to artistic approaches in the post-war period. Featuring more than 100 works by 26 Japanese artists, this volume is the first extensive documentation of the development of Japanese painting into a uniquely Japanese form of modernisma modernism which Japan developed in the course of its coming to terms with outside influences, and which is both contemporary and self-sufficient. The works are discussed and complemented by highly informative essays by well-known art scholars. 120 color plates and 90 in black-and-white.
Publisher: New York : Edition Stemmle, c2000
Branch Call Number: 759.952 OVERSIZE
Characteristics: 207 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,30 cm