Author:Ekisseeff, Vadime


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By: Ekisseeff, Vadime

Price: ¥6,000.00

Publisher: Abrams, Harry N., Inc: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000040819

ISBN: 0810906422

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

The authors of this massive work take a unique approach to their huge subje ct. Rather than looking at Japanese art chronologically, they take individu al media (ceramics, architecture) or ideas (literature into art, nature) an d discuss Japanese artists' use and treatment of each. This nontraditional approach is quite thought-provoking and enables the reader better to unders tand Japanese art as a whole. The text could be more coordinated with the p lates, but their sheer numbers (176 magnificent color, 361 clear black-and- white) provide a wealth of study material. There are also 222 views, ... View more info