Contemporary Art

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Yoshitomo Nara:Self-selected Works―Wor

  Yoshitomo Nara In Japanese and English     As one of Japan’s leading contemporary artists, Nara’s best-known works, his paintings of children with glaring, challenging expressions, have won critical acclaim and international popularity. This definitive compilation of paintings was published in commemoration of Nara’s 30th year of activity, and contains approximately 100 works carefully chosen by the artist himself, including pieces never before shown in Japa

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Yoshitomo Nara:Self-selected Works―Pai

  Yoshitomo Nara In Japanese and English       As one of Japan’s leading contemporary artists, Nara’s best-known works, his paintings of children with glaring, challenging expressions, have won critical acclaim and international popularity. This definitive compilation of paintings was published in commemoration of Nara’s 30th year of activity, and contains approximately 100 works carefully chosen by the artist himself, including pieces never before shown i

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Blue: Atsushi Suwa Paintings

  Atsushi Suwa With essays by film director and art collector Thomas Koerfer and art critic Noriaki Kitazawa Art direction and design by Hideki Nakajima In Japanese and English     Listen to the murmurs from beneath the surface . . .   Atsushi Suwa’s 2011 collection was entitled Can’t See Anything Anyway, a consciously ironic comment on the tension between his chosen style of realism and the inherently arbitrary nature of human sight. Six years afterwar

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YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2017
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  Organizing Committee Yokohama Triennale In Japanese and English   This book is a catalog of  YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2017. (さらに…)

The Birth of Rebirth

  Ikeda Manabu In Japanese and English     From despair through rebirth to eternity: a personally guided journey through one artist’s vision.   Inspired by the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster, Rebirth (2017) is a sweeping masterpiece, the largest by Ikeda Manabu to date—a three-by-four-meter canvas that does full justice to the artist’s paradoxical style of evoking majestic worlds through superfine detail. What appears to be

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All about Saul Leiter

  Saul Leiter With contributions by Motoyuki Shibata and the Saul Leiter Foundation In Japanese and English     An only-from-Japan exploration of the photographer’s art and philosophy.   Photography lovers the world over are now embracing Saul Leiter, who has enjoyed a remarkable revival since fading into relative obscurity in the 1980s. This collection takes a Japanese perspective into the secrets of his appeal, from his life philosophy and lyricism to ma

IKEDA Manabu | The Pen

  Ikeda Manabu In Japanese and English     Artist Manabu Ikeda (1973- ) creates magnificent worlds with a super-fine pen point. Ikeda works slowly, completing only a fist-sized area in a day, and employs minute delineation and a flair for the  grand composition of creating the outstanding pictures of surreal alien world that have earned him acclaim around the world. All of Ikeda's works, including his most recent, are collected in this book.   (さら

Encyclopedia of Flowers III

  Flower compositions by Makoto Azuma Photography by Shunsuke Shiinoki In Japanese and English       Unparalleled beauty, larger than life: a unique compendium of the world’s flowers.   In the third volume of their series surveying the astounding range of plants made available by the ever-evolving floral industry, Makoto Azuma and Shunsuke Shiinoki continue their quest to preserve some memory of the blooms that briefly live and die in service

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Encyclopedia of Flowers II

  Flower compositions by Makoto Azuma Photography by Shunsuke Shiinoki In Japanese and English     Unparalleled beauty, larger than life: a unique compendium of the world’s flowers.   In the mere three years or so since the first Encyclopedia of Flowers was published, many of the varieties included have disappeared from the market, to be replaced by countless new others. For this second volume, perspectives were limited to overhead and lateral shots done in

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Encyclopedia of Flowers

  Flower compositions by Makoto Azuma Photography by Shunsuke Shiinoki In Japanese and English     Unparalleled beauty, larger than life: a unique compendium of the world’s flowers.   Makoto Azuma defines himself as an haute couture florist, an artist specializing in arrangements customized to the wishes and attributes of each client. Shunsuke Shiinoki, his longtime collaborator, is a photographer concerned with capturing living things as they shift in aspect