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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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Disguise
Masks and Global African Art
 



TR Ericsson
Crackle & Drag
 



Walking Sculpture 1967–2015
 



Revolution of the Eye
Modern Art and the Birth of American Television
 



Whitney Museum of American Art
Handbook of the Collection
 



Barnett Newman
The Late Work, 1965–1970
 



Between Action and the Unknown
The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga
 



Hawaiian Modern
The Architecture of Vladimir Ossipoff
 



Monet | Kelly
 



Experiments with Truth
Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence
 



Donald Judd
The Multicolored Works
 



Julia Wachtel
 



Strange Eggs
Poems and Cutouts 1956–58
 



Berlinde de Bruyckere
 



Edward Ruscha
Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on Paper, Volume 1: 1956–1976
 



Nam June Paik
Becoming Robot
 



Pop Departures
 



Sarah Charlesworth
Stills
 



The World Atlas of Street Photography
 



Make It New
Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975
 

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