INTERIORS, FURNITURE, AND PRODUCT DESIGN

PUBLISHER
MFA PUBLICATIONS

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 10.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 11/30/2013
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: FALL 2013 p. 53   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780878468058 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $29.95 CDN $29.95

AVAILABILITY
In stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, FALL 2013

"During the late nineteenth century and into the twentieth century, ceramics and bamboo arts in Japan developed from traditional crafts into modern art forms, as those who produced them evolved from artisans into artists."

  

MFA PUBLICATIONS

Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo

Contemporary Japanese Ceramics and Bamboo Art

Published by MFA Publications
Text by Kazuko Todate, Anne Nishimura Morse.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo</I>.The blossoming of contemporary crafts in Japan that began in the twentieth century is rooted in a long and rich tradition of exquisite design and technical accomplishment. Featuring some 100 works by close to 60 artists, Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo showcases the range of creative approaches in Japanese ceramics and bamboo art beginning in the postwar period and focusing on the past three decades. Some artists choose to break out of the bounds of vessel shapes to create wildly sculptural forms, whereas others choose to pursue individual expression through more nuanced approaches. All engage in dialogue with their materials as well as with traditional forms, functions, and techniques. The works that spring from their hands--delicate or monumental, humorous or spiritual, rustic or sophisticated--testify to the vitality of the contemporary crafts movement and to the marvelous variety of artistic achievement it has fostered. Enhanced with historical and biographical essays by a leading expert on Japanese crafts, Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo provides a fascinating tour of contemporary ceramic and bamboo arts in Japan as well as an introduction to the riches of the Mary Ann and Stanley Snider Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Featured image is reproduced from Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo.

Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo

in stock  $29.95


free shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

ARTBOOK GIFT GUIDE

2014
gift guide

50 perfect holiday gift books
shop now

arrow forward

arrow back

print icon


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

The Haas Brothers

THE HAAS BROTHERS

Text by Laura Dern, Simon and Nikolai Haas.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862083737 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Active | In stock


The Puppet and the Modern

THE PUPPET AND THE MODERN

Text by Marie Jirásková, Pavel Jirásek.

ARBOR VITAE

ISBN: 9788074670565 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Active | In stock


Finn Juhl and His House

FINN JUHL AND HIS HOUSE

Text by Per H. Hansen, Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775737975 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | Awaiting stock


Carlo Scarpa Sandro Bagnoli

CARLO SCARPA SANDRO BAGNOLI

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836628162 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Active | In stock


Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair

HANS J. WEGNER: JUST ONE GOOD CHAIR

Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738095 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


Pierre Charpin

PIERRE CHARPIN

Edited by Lionel Bovier, Clément Dirié. Text by Alessandra Fanari, Françoise Guichon, Marco Romanelli.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037642443 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


Claudia Moreira Salles

CLAUDIA MOREIRA SALLES

Introduction and interview by Karen Stein. Preface by Raul Barreneche.

BE EDITORA

ISBN: 9788578500993 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Active | In stock


Jewels of Ancient Nubia

JEWELS OF ANCIENT NUBIA

Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Denise M. Doxey.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468072 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2014
Active | In stock


Made in Slums

MADE IN SLUMS

Photographs by Francesco Giusti, Filippo Romano.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875704162 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


Gae Aulenti: Objects, Spaces

GAE AULENTI: OBJECTS, SPACES

Edited by Vanni Pasca.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875703943 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


Gino Sarfatti: Designing Light

GINO SARFATTI: DESIGNING LIGHT

Text by Silvana Annicchiarico, Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, Claudio De Albertis, Manolo De Giorgi, Piero Gandini, Roberto Sarfatti.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875703660 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


New India Designscape

NEW INDIA DESIGNSCAPE

Edited by Simona Romano. Foreword by Silvana Annicchiarico.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875703851 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com