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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

38 books to browse, currently displaying 1-20

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Habsburg Splendor
Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections at the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Monet and the Seine
Impressions of a River

Untangling the Web
Gego's "Reticulárea," An Anthology of Critical Response

Antonio Berni
Juanito and Ramona

American Adversaries
West and Copley in a Transatlantic World

Arlington National Cemetery
Drawings by Ewan Gibbs

Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

Unrivalled Splendor
The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art

Modern and Contemporary Masterworks from MALBA - Fundación Costantini

Resisting Categories: Latin American and/or Latino?
Volume 1

Construction and Destruction in Photography and Collage

Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics
The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection

The Glassell Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Masterworks of Pre-Columbian, Indonesian, and African Gold

Elegant Perfection
Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Art from the Tokyo National Museum

New Formations
Czech Avant-Garde Art and Modern Glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection

German Impressionist Landscape Painting

American Art and Philanthropy
Twenty Years of Collecting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture
Photographs by Ishimoto Yasuhiro

Light of the Sufis
The Mystical Arts of Islam

Alice Neel
Painted Truths

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