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For a New World to Come
Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979

Yasufumi Nakamori with Allison Pappas; With contributions by Yuko Fujii, Rachel Hooper, Yoshiaki Kai, Ryuichi Kaneko, Robin Kelsey, Rei Masuda, Yuri Mitsuda, Chanon (Kenji) Praepipatmongkol, Franz Prichard, Miwako Tezuka, and Reiko Tomii

In Japan, the student protests and avant-garde art initiatives of the late 1960s gave way to political apathy, economic uncertainties, and an introspective tendency in art. As a result, many artists sought different avenues of expression, using photography in experimental and conceptual ways as part of their larger artistic practice. Many photographers also responded by moving away from a straight documentary approach, some displaying their images in series and installations as works of art.
 
For a New World to Come provides a thought-provoking look at photography-based works and other works by twenty-nine of these artists, including such well-known names as Nobuyoshi Araki, Koji Enokura, Daido Moriyama, Hitoshi...


2015   256 pp.  140 color + 134 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300207828  $85.00 tx

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Donald Blumberg
Words and Images from the American Media
 



In Front of Saint Patrick's Cathedral
A New Edition
 



Children
The Human Clay
 



Portraits
The Human Clay
 



Memory Unearthed
The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross
 



Dressing Up
Fashion Week NYC
 



The City Lost and Found
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Frank Browne
A Life through the Lens
 



The Home and the World
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Paul Strand
Master of Modern Photography
 



Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography
The David Raymond Collection in the Cleveland Museum of Art
 



Sarah Charlesworth
Stills
 



Among the Celestials
China in Early Photographs
 



Alexander Gardner
The Western Photographs, 1867–1868
 



The World Atlas of Street Photography
 



For a Love of His People
The Photography of Horace Poolaw
 



The Lines
 



Josef Koudelka
Nationality Doubtful
 



Anthony Friedkin
The Gay Essay
 



Family in the Picture, 1958–2013
 

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