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Masters of Bamboo: Artistic Lineages in the Lloyd Cotsen Japanese Basket Collection

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In this book accompanying the exhibition andlt;iandgt;Masters of Bamboo: Japanese Baskets and Sculpture from the Cotsen Collectionandlt;/iandgt;, exhibition curator Melissa Rinne, in consultation with bamboo specialist Koichiro Okada, provides an overview of this intriguing art form. She also traces the network of master-disciple influences that constitute the major lineages-or lines of artistic transmission-in bamboo art, from nineteenth-century artists through those active today. These lineages have never before been described in a systematic way, and they provide a means of comprehending Japanese bamboo work from a global perspective.

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A comprehensive survey of the Japanese art of the bamboo basket

Synopsis:

In this book accompanying the exhibition Masters of Bamboo: Japanese Baskets and Sculpture from the Cotsen Collection, exhibition curator Melissa Rinne, in consultation with bamboo specialist Koichiro Okada, provides an overview of this intriguing art form. She also traces the network of master-disciple influences that constitute the major lineages-or lines of artistic transmission-in bamboo art, from nineteenth-century artists through those active today. These lineages have never before been described in a systematic way, and they provide a means of comprehending Japanese bamboo work from a global perspective.

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andlt;bandgt;Melissa M. Rinneandlt;/bandgt; is Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the Asian Art Museum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780939117406
Author:
Rinne, Melissa M.
Publisher:
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Photographer:
Tsuruta, Kazuhiro
Illustrator:
Okada, Tomoyuki
Author:
Tsuruta, Kaz
Author:
Coffland, Robert T.
Author:
Okada, Koichiro
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Baskets; Japanese Baskets; Bamboo art; Masters of Bamboo; Lloyd Cotsen Japanese Basket Collection
Edition Description:
Paperback with Flaps
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 color photos throughout
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in 25 oz

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"Synopsis" by , In this book accompanying the exhibition Masters of Bamboo: Japanese Baskets and Sculpture from the Cotsen Collection, exhibition curator Melissa Rinne, in consultation with bamboo specialist Koichiro Okada, provides an overview of this intriguing art form. She also traces the network of master-disciple influences that constitute the major lineages-or lines of artistic transmission-in bamboo art, from nineteenth-century artists through those active today. These lineages have never before been described in a systematic way, and they provide a means of comprehending Japanese bamboo work from a global perspective.
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