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History of Art in Japan - by Nobuo Tsuji (Hardcover)

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The leading authority on Japanese art history, from earthenware figurines in 13,000 B.C. to manga and modern subcultures, tells the story of how the country has nurtured unique aesthetics, prominent artists, and distinctive movements. Discussing Japanese art in various contexts, including interactions with the outside world, Tsuji Nobuo sheds light on works ranging from the Jomon period to modern and contemporary art. Tsuji’s perspective, using newly discovered facts, depicts critical aspects of paintings, ukiyo-e, ceramics, sculpture, armor, gardens, and architecture, covering thousands of years. This book, the first translation into English of Japan’s most updated, reliable, and comprehensive book on the history of Japanese art, is an indispensable resource for all those interested in this multifaceted history.
Number of Pages: 560
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Asian, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Book theme: Japanese, General
Author: Nobuo Tsuji
Language: English
Street Date: April 18, 2019
TCIN: 53615779
UPC: 9784130870603
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-5000
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