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Shunga: Erotic Art in Japan
Shunga: Erotic Art in Japan
by Rosina Buckland
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Featuring paintings, handscrolls, prints, and illustrated books of erotica produced in Japan between 1600 and 1900, Shunga showcases some of the finest examples of Japanese erotic art, created with opulent materials and special printing effects. This... (read more)

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The Printer's Eye: Ukiyo-E from the Grabhorn Collection
The Printer's Eye: Ukiyo-E from the Grabhorn Collection
by Melissa Rinne
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Edwin Grabhorn (1889—1968), co-founder of the Grabhorn Press, Northern California's premier letterpress printer, was a pioneer American collector of Japanese prints. The Grabhorn prints in the collection of the Asian Art Museum comprise the... (read more)

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Japanese Woodblock Prints: Artists, Publishers and Masterworks: 1680 - 1900
Japanese Woodblock Prints: Artists, Publishers and Masterworks: 1680 - 1900
by Andreas Marks
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Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s... (read more)

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The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand: Three Centuries of Japanese Prints in the Portland Art Museum
The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand: Three Centuries of Japanese Prints in the Portland Art Museum
by Maribeth Graybill
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The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand presents a selection of the most historically important and visually compelling Japanese prints from a collection of more than 2,500 works spanning the late 17th century to the present day. Many are extremely rare... (read more)

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Splendors of Imperial Japan: Arts of the Meiji Period from the Khalili Collection
Splendors of Imperial Japan: Arts of the Meiji Period from the Khalili Collection
by Joe Earle
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Between 1868 and 1912, Japan's leaders built a constitutional nation-state, developed an up-to-date industrial infrastructure and won major wars against China and Russia. They also preserved and nurtured their country's art traditions, inspiring the... (read more)

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Things Japanese
Things Japanese
by Nicholas Bornoff
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This gorgeous guide to Japanese life chronicles more than 60 native Japanese objects. Each object featured is accompanied by detailed text describing its historical significance and place in everyday Japanese life. You'll learn about the origins and uses... (read more)

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Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde
Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde
by Doryun Chong
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"Tokyo during this 15-year span was the scene of intense economic, cultural, and political activity, and its artists displayed an awareness of global trends without sacrificing a sense of postwar Japanese trauma boldly represented by Tomatsu Shomei's... (read more)

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Neo Shunga: An Introduction to Japanese Pop Erotica
Neo Shunga: An Introduction to Japanese Pop Erotica
by Cocoro Books
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Japan's shunga woodblock prints were originally created to advertise the facilities of the Edo-era pleasure quarters, including tea houses, restaurants and theaters, as well as the brothels. But this new art form quickly took on a life of its own... (read more)

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Influence of Japanese Art on Design
Influence of Japanese Art on Design
by Hannah Sigur
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During America's Gilded Age (dates), the country was swept by a mania for all things Japanese. It spread from coast to coast, enticed everyone from robber barons to street vendors with its allure, and touched every aspect of life from patent medicines to... (read more)

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Drop Dead Cute
Drop Dead Cute
by Ivan Vartanian
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"Drop Dead Cute" showcases the work of 10 cutting-edge female Japanese artists whose art combines the pop charge of Takashi Murakami and Yoshitomo Nara with a thrilling personal mixture of sweetness and power. This next wave of painters and illustrators... (read more)

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Street Graphics Tokyo
Street Graphics Tokyo
by Barry Dawson
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Tokyo's vibrant street graphics combine ancient tradition, twentieth-century mass production, and a twenty-first-century urban vision that is uniquely Japanese. A colorful clash of imagery renders the familiar strange and the strange bizarre. Cartoon... (read more)

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Japanese Woodblock Flower Prints
Japanese Woodblock Flower Prints
by Tanigami Konan
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Exceptionally drawn in a realistic fashion and awash in spectacularly rich colors, this one-of-a-kind art book—masterfully reprinted from a rare and costly edition—combines the perennial appeal of flowers with the art of Japanese woodblock... (read more)

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Die Schonheit Des Augenblicks/The Beauty Of The Moment: Frauen Im Japanischen Holzdruck/Women In Japanese Woodblock Prints
Die Schonheit Des Augenblicks/The Beauty Of The Moment: Frauen Im Japanischen Holzdruck/Women In Japanese Woodblock Prints
by Katharina Epprecht
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            At the beginning of the nineteenth century during the golden age of Japanese colored woodblock printing, an ordinary print filled the same purpose as commercial graphic art does today... (read more)

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Japanese Erotic Art: The Hidden World of Shunga
Japanese Erotic Art: The Hidden World of Shunga
by Ofer Shagan
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Japanese erotic art, shunga, has a long history, with thousands of paintings, prints, and illustrated books produced, mostly from the seventeenth to late nineteenth centuries. Shunga literally means “picture of spring”—“spring... (read more)

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British Museum Haiku
British Museum Haiku
by David Cobb
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Composed of 17 syllables, haiku can convey the essence of an emotion, a fleeting moment in nature, or a throwaway comment. This is a selection of 60 classic haiku by masters such as Basho and features an explanatory introduction to the form and brief... (read more)

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The Floating World of Ukiyo-E: Shadows, Dreams, and Substance
The Floating World of Ukiyo-E: Shadows, Dreams, and Substance
by Katherine L Blood
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The exquisite, colorful Japanese woodblock prints that represent the art of Ukiyo-e first flourished in 17th-century Edo (now Tokyo). Today these "pictures of the floating world" are the most popular form of Japanese art. This elegant book takes a fresh... (read more)

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Japanese Art Rev Edition World of Art
Japanese Art Rev Edition World of Art
by Joan Stanley Baker
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The uniqueness of Japanese culture rests on the fact that, throughout its history, Japan has continually taken, adapted, and transformed diverse influences from Korea, China, the South Seas, Europe, and the Americas into distinct traditions of its own... (read more)

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Japanese Graphics Now!
Japanese Graphics Now!
by Taschen
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I'm a sucker for good packaging and design, and Japanese Graphics Now! is full of the stuff. It's aimed at graphic designers for packaging, posters and ads, and print. Poring through this book refreshes my brain and inspires me. You definitely get bang... (read more)

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A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter
A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter
by Basil Stewart
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British connoisseur describes in detail the subject of famous Japanese color prints using 274 reproductions of works by Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro, Shunyei, and other masters. Bibliography. Index.... (read more)

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Japan's Golden Age: Momoyama
Japan's Golden Age: Momoyama
by Money Hickman
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A time of dramatic social and political change, and of brilliant artistic innovation and achievement, the Momoyama period (1568-1615) was one of the most dynamic eras in Japan's history. This book displays spectacular Momoyama masterpieces in many media -... (read more)

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