Asian Art


A Beautiful Disorder: Chinese Sculpture Meets English Horticulture Text by Clare Hindle, Ella Liao, Claire Shea, Wenny Teo, et al. With this catalogue, the Cass Sculpture Foundation in Sussex, England, unveils an exhibition of newly commissioned sculptures by 19 contemporary artists from Greater China. The book accompanies the works as they travel from China to >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741309
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/29/2017 | Forthcoming


28 Chinese Interview by Juan Roselione-Valadez with Don and Mera Rubell. Text by Ai Weiwei, Chen Wei, Chen Zhou, Fang Lu, He Xiangyu, Hu Qingyan, Hu Xiangqian, Huang Ran, Huang Yong Ping, Lan Zhenghui, Li Ming, Li Ran, Li Shurui, Li Songsong, Li Zhanyang, Liu Chuang, Liu Wei, Qiu Zhijie, Shang Yixin, Wang Guangle, Wang Xingwei, Xie Molin, Xu Zhen, Yan Xing, Zhang Enli, Zhang Huan, Zhao Yao, Zhu Jinshi. Held at the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Florida, 28 Chinese was the culmination of six research trips that the Rubell family made to China between 2001 and 2012, over the course of which they >>more
Rubell Family Collection
ISBN 9780991177004
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Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 260 pgs / 149 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 | In stock
798: A Photographic Journal By Zhu Yan Essays by Yin Jinan and Li Jiangshu. 798 is photographer Zhu Yan's record of the spaces and the people of Factory 798: artists in their studios, designers, gallery owners, restaurant and bar owners, workers and staff. These people are the new “workers,” >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889726270
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Clothbound, 11.5 x 9.75 in. / 184 pgs / 100 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 | In stock
A History of Art in 20th Century China By Lü Peng. Preface by Bruce Gordon Doar, Fan Jingzhong. In Lü Peng's A History of Art in 20th Century China, we at last possess a comprehensive and definitive account of the extraordinary development of Chinese art in the last century, written by its foremost >>more
ISBN 9788881587797
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Clth, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 1,288 pgs / 1,237 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 | Awaiting stock
Art of the Japanese Postcard Essays by Kendall H. Brown, Leonard A. Lauder, Anne Nishimura Morse and J. Thomas Rimer. From the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century, Japan was a vital world center for postcard art. More than just casual mail pieces, these postcards were often designed by prominent artists and had a >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466689
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Hbk, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2004 | In stock
As Seen 2 Text by Karen Smith. This catalogue includes works from 36 artists, from avant-garde pioneers Gu Dexin, Geng Jianyi, Chen Zhen and Xu Bing, to those at the forefront of the younger generation like Liu Wei, Yang Fudong, Li Songsong, >>more
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art/Hinabook/World Publishing Company, Beijing
ISBN 9787510058332
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Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 219 pgs / 9 b&w / 152 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 | In stock
Beijing 798 Now: Changing Art, Architecture and Society in China Edited by Cheng Lei, Zhu Qi. From industrial complex to international art district, the Beijing 798 area has become a symbol of urban change in China. This book covers the area's architects, artists, curators, critics, gallerists, publishers, art professionals and nonprofit >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881752192
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 400 pgs / 200 col / 80 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009 | Awaiting stock
Breaking Forecast Foreword by Xiaoyan Guo. Preface by Jérôme Sans. Breaking Forecast offers a look at the future of contemporary art in China through the lens of eight artists, who collectively embody the vitality of China's new generation: Cao Fei, Chu Yun, Liu Wei, MadeIn, >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881881670
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 226 pgs / 114 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011 | In stock
China International Gallery Exposition 2006 Edited by Wang Yihan. At almost 450 pages, this big, bright cloth-covered paperback provides a complete index of the 108 galleries that came together for the China International Gallery Exposition in April of 2006--as well as a complete overview >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889901561
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Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 429 pgs / 420 color.
Pub Date: 05/01/2007 | In stock
Contemporary Art in Shanghai Contemporary Art in Shanghai offers a series of in-depth and illustrated conversations with seven contemporary Chinese artists, all of whom live and work in and around the city of Shanghai: Yu Youhan, Liang Shaoji, Ding >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881506375
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Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 | In stock
Dansaekhwa Edited with introduction by Yongwoo Lee. Foreword by Jean Boghossian. Text by Doryun Chong, Jeremy Lewison, et al. Dansaekhwa is an artistic approach founded on the experiences of those who participated in the first generation of Korean modernism. Among those compiled in this beautiful and substantial catalogue are Chung Chang-Sup, Chung Sang-Hwa, Ha >>more
Kukje Gallery
ISBN 9788992233767
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Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 320 pgs / 160 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 | Awaiting stock
Dansaekhwa with Lee Ufan Edited by Yongwoo Lee. Introduction by Lee Ufan. Foreword by Hyunsook Lee. The exhibition Dansaekhwa at the 2015 Venice Biennale showcased the works of key masters who defined the art movement’s development in the 1970s. This catalogue focuses on the Korean minimalist painter and sculptor Lee Ufan >>more
Kukje Gallery
ISBN 9788992233774
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Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 82 pgs / 16 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 | In stock
Deep S.E.A.: Contemporary Art from South East Asia Contemporary Art from South East Asia explores what factors might distinguish the contemporary art of South East Asia from Western aesthetic paradigms, through the work of eleven artists from eight countries. “S.E.A.” is an acronym >>more
ISBN 9788862082846
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Hbk, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 | Awaiting stock
Earth Transformed: Chinese Ceramics In The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston Essay by Wu Tung. Although the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is well known for its extensive holdings of Chinese ceramics, many of the outstanding pieces in the collection have received little or no attention in print. This book >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878464777
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Hardcover, 9 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2002 | In stock
Envisioning Diaspora, Asian American Visual Arts Collectives Foreword by Margo Machida. Text by Alexandra Chang. This timely volume is the first to cover the post-90s wave of New York-based, Asian-American art collectives including Basement Workshop, Godzilla: Asian American Art Network, Godzookie and the Barnstormers. Envisioning Diaspora puts these groups into >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881752239
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Pbk, 8.25 x 9.5 in. / 266 pgs / 289 color / 33 b&w / 17 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009 | Awaiting stock
Exploring North Korean Arts Edited by Rüdiger Frank. Text by Aidan Foster-Carter, Koen De Ceuster, Frank Hoffmann, Keith Howard , Kate Hext Jane Portal, Brian Myers , Dafna Zur, James E. Hoare. Exploring North Korean Arts offers the most ambitious appraisal of the arts in North Korea, from fine art, music and literature to aspects of design such as stamp design and book illustration. Thoroughly researched and >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869842141
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 304 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 | In stock
Fiona Tan: Disassembling the Archive Edited by Michael Maranda. Text by Philip Monk. Exceptionally well designed, engaging and mysterious, Disassembling the Archive is a quasi-fictional correspondence with the Amsterdam-based, Indonesia-born artist Fiona Tan. It departs from interpretations of postcolonial identity issues in Tan's work to trace the implications >>more
Art Gallery of York University
ISBN 9780921972457
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Hardback, 6 x 9 in. / 232 pgs / 29 color / 99 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 | Awaiting stock
Four Generations: The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art Edited by Courtney J. Martin. Introduction by Mary Schmidt Campbell. Text by Chris Bedford, Joost Boosland, Mark Bradford, Alexis Clark, Nicholas Cullinan, Mark Godfrey, Norman L. Kleeblatt, et al. The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art is widely recognized as one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary work by African and African Diasporan artists, and Four Generations draws upon the collection's >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366103
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Hbk, 8 x 10.25 in. / 336 pgs / 270 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Free Zone: China Text by Eleonora Battiston, Zhu Tong, Carol Yinghua Lu. This small, smart volume documents the contemporary Chinese art collection of BSI, Banca della Svizzera Italiana. Artists include Bai Yiluo, Chen Shaoxiong, Ciu Xiuwen, Feng Zhengquan, Han Yajuan, He Sen, Huang Yan, Jiang Zhi, Liu >>more
ISBN 9783905829617
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Hbk, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 174 pgs / 42 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 | Not Available
Hokusai’s Lost Manga Text by Sarah E. Thompson.

Nearly 200 years after Hokusai finished the drawings for this charming illustrated book, this intriguing early Japanese manga is finally being published for the first time – thanks to a curator at the Museum of >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468263
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Hbk, 8.25 x 7.75 in. / 248 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock

I'm Not There: New Art from Asia Edited by Cecilia Alemani. I'm Not There: New Art from Asia is a new sourcebook of contemporary art east of the Ural Mountains, looking at artists from Afghanistan to Japan. More than 80 contributors have proposed names of emerging >>more
The Gwangju Biennale Foundation
ISBN 9788987719115
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 560 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010 | In stock
In Production Mode, Contemporary Art in China Edited by Pi Li. Text by Pauline J. Yao, Chris Dercon, Ken Lum, Ruth Noack. Accompanying the sixth annual Contemporary Chinese Art Awards exhibition, this catalogue offers images and texts on works by Liu Wei (outstanding artist), Tseng Yu-Chin (outstanding young artist) and Ai Weiwei (lifetime contribution). It is bundled >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881752291
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Slip, Pbk, 2 vols, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 276 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009 | In stock
Indonesian Art Edited by Primo Marella. Text by Jim Supangkat. This publication examines the rise of the Indonesian contemporary art scene through ten artists who embody its spirit and energy: Agus Suwage, F.X. Harsono, Gede Mahendra Yasa, Rudi Mantofani, Ichwan Noor, Yulie Praytno, Haris Purnomo, >>more
ISBN 9788862081313
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 96 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 | Awaiting stock
Katsura Funakoshi & Ernst Barlach: A Map Of The Time Edited by Ernst Barlach Haus and Annely Juda Fine. Essays by Katja Blomberg, Sebastian Giesen and Karin Schick. In a dialogue across time and continents, the figurative works of contemporary Japanese sculptor Katsura Funakoshi (born 1951) and Ernst Barlach (1870-1938), one of the masters of German Expressionism, meet in this book. Both artists >>more
ISBN 9783936646917
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 96 pgs / 58 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 | In stock
Mahjong Introduction by Julia M. White. Text by Julia F. Andrews, Kuiyi Shen, James Quandt. Published on the occasion of the North American premiere of Mahjong, a landmark exhibition of contemporary Chinese art from the world-renowned collection of the Swiss businessman and diplomat Uli Sigg, this catalogue accesses recent Chinese >>more
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
ISBN 9780971939776
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Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 100 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 | In stock
Megacities Asia Text by Al Miner, Laura Weinstein. More than half of the world’s megacities—cities with populations of ten million or more—are in Asia. This compact and dynamically designed book introduces the work of several artists from the megacities of Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468355
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Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 68 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho: News from Nowhere Edited by Raphael Gygax, Heike Munder. Text by Urban-Think Tank, et al. The Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho (both born 1969) make work that addresses elemental questions concerning contemporary civilization in light of political, socioeconomic and ecological changes. The exhibition project News from Nowhere that >>more
JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037644362
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Hbk, 7 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 27 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
New World Order Text by by Carol Lu, Sue-an van der Zijpp. In the West, the evolution from Modern to Contemporary art has been in motion for a century; a similar evolution in China, from state-sponsored Realism to the creation of a myriad of forms and movements, >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622510
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Paperback, 9 x 11.5 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 | Awaiting stock
On | Off Foreword by Philip Tinari. Texts by Bao Dong, Sun Dongdong, Paula Tsai, Laura Tucker, Guo Juan. Interview by Pu Hong. Chinese artists born after 1975 have grown up negotiating the extremes of an increasingly globalized but still censorious culture. On / Off features the work of 50 Chinese artists who together offer a collective portrait >>more
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art/Hinabook/ World Publishing Company, Beijing
ISBN 9787510056192
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Hbk, 9.75 x 13.75 in. / 352 pgs / 386 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 | Awaiting stock
Out Of the Red Introduction by Eleonora Battiston, Jang Shu and Francesca Jordan. Afterword by Primo Marella. Out of Communist China, out of the cultural revolution, out of a closed world... Out of the Red presents photography at the end of this outage, at the start of a new generation of Chinese >>more
ISBN 9788890130496
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 220 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004 | Awaiting stock
Past In Reverse Edited by Betti-Sue Hertz. Essays by Midori Matsui, Betti-Sue Hertz, Li Xianting, Taehi Kang and Zhang Zhaohui. Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia features 22 artists and artist groups from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. As strategies for incorporating cultural and artistic genealogies in their work, these >>more
San Diego Museum of Art
ISBN 9780937108338
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Paperback, 10 x 10 in. / 184 pgs / 165 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2004 | Awaiting stock
Performance Art in China By Thomas J. Berghuis. Performance Art in China takes as its subject one of the most dynamic and controversial areas of experimental art practice in China. In his comprehensive study, Sydney-based theorist and art historian Thomas J. Berghuis introduces >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889926595
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 320 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 | Awaiting stock
Semiotic Warfare Texts by Martina Koeppel-Yang. Introduction by Lothar Ledderose. Afterword by Norman Bryson. Semiotic Warfare is the first detailed study of one of the most exciting decades in contemporary Chinese art, the 1980s, which culminated in the Tiananmen incident. As author Martina Köppel-Yang argues, Chinese avant-garde art was >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889726294
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 245 pgs / 91 color / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004 | Awaiting stock
Song Dong & Yin Xiuzhen: Chopsticks Edited by Christophe W. Mao. In celebration of their tenth wedding anniversary, installation artists Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen collaborated on Chopsticks, a retrospective look at their joint and individual careers, named after that most perfect pair of items, a >>more
Chambers Fine Art
ISBN 9780971922907
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Paperback, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 220 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 | In stock
Tales From The Land Of Dragons Text by Wu Tung. These masterpieces of Chinese painting from the past millennium--culled from the extensive collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston--are lucidly presented in this scholarly and beautifully illustrated catalogue. The pieces discussed range from historical >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878464388
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Paperback, 9 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 155 color / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 | In stock
Tales of Our Time Tales of Our Time presents works by seven artists based in mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan: Sun Xun, Zhou Tao, Chi-En Jao, Kan Xuan, the Yangjiang Group, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu and Tsang >>more
Guggenheim Museum
ISBN 9780892075294
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
The Forbidden Empire Text by Luc Tuymans, Yu Hui. Two continents and five centuries are spanned and visual strategies collide as Belgian artist Luc Tuymans and Yu Hui, curator of the Palace Museum in Beijing, initiate a dialogue about art from the Low Countries >>more
Exhibitions International
ISBN 9789061537151
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Hardback, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 208 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 | In stock
The Japanese Experience: Inevitable Artwork by Jun Hasegawa, Hiropon, Shintaro Miyake, Aya Takano, Yoshitomo Nara. Edited by Margrit Brehm. Contributions by Axel Heil. Text by Gregor Jansen, Takashi Murakami. At first sight, it appears brand new, pure Tokyo pop. But The Japanese Experience: Inevitable reveals far more than the successful cloning of morphed manga motifs onto stretched canvas and museum walls. It represents eight >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775712545
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Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2003 | Awaiting stock
The Propeller Group Edited by Naomi Beckwith. Foreword by Claudia Schmuckli. Text by Naomi Beckwith, Cesar Garcia, et al. The Propeller Group--an artist team made up of Phunam, Matt Lucero and Tuan Andrew Nguyen, and based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam--blurs the boundaries between fine art and media production, in much the same >>more
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
ISBN 9780996211628
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 120 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 06/14/2016 | Awaiting stock
The Road Map of Painting Edited by Shu Yang. This well-designed paperback features work by three of China's most sought-after contemporary painters: Li Dafang, who paints disturbing scenes of decay; Shi Xinning, who imagines a nuclear plume over Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty and Chairman >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889926489
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Paperback, 11.25 x 8.5 in. / 159 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2007 | In stock
Where Heaven And Earth Meet: The Art Of Xu Bing And Cai Guo-Qiang Text by Zhang Zhaohui. This book documents an exhibition entitled Where Heaven Meets Earth, comprising works by atists Xu Bing and Cai Guo-Qiang. Bing is known for his bold, calligraphic, teasing, thought-provoking pieces that challenge preconceptions about written communication; >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889808662
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Paperback, 6 x 10.25 in. / 102 pgs / 18 color / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 | In stock
Writing on the Wall Text by Thomas Berghuis, Francesca Dal Lago, Cees Hendrikse, Sabine Wang, Eduardo Welsh. Published in conjunction with an ambitious multi-part exploration of Chinese culture in the Netherlands at The Groninger Museum and The Drents Museum in Assen, this volume considers art produced in China from the late 1970s >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056625429
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Paperback, 9 x 11.5 in. / 152 pgs / 113 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 | In stock



Ai Weiwei Text by Karen Smith, Sue-an van der Zijpp. Born in 1957, Beijing-based Ai Weiwei is perhaps the most internationally visible contemporary Chinese artist. Philip Tinari has described his practice as a, "multitasking sprawl--encompassing artmaking, curating, publishing and architectural design--[that] threatens to answer the >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622589
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Paperback, 9 x 11.5 in. / 80 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 | Out of print
Another Long March Contributions by Fei Dawei, Chris Driessen. Text by Marianne Brouwer. >>more
Fundament Foundation
ISBN 9789090107813
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Paperback, 8.25 x 11 in. / 143 pgs
Pub Date: 09/02/1998 | Out of print
Art Of The Natural World Essays by Valerie C. Doran, Richard Rosenblum. Prized for over a millennium by Chinese literati, scholars' rocks--stones sculpted by the elements into richly detailed miniature landscapes--have long been objects of contemplation, inspiration and ever-changing beauty. This succinct, elegantly designed volume offers a >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466238
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Hardcover, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 70 color / 20 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/02/2001 | Out of print
Before and After Superflat By Adrian Favell. Any discussion of Japanese contemporary art inevitably leads to the pop-culture fantasies of Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara and the other artists of the Superflat movement. But Japan as a whole has changed dramatically after stumbling >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881506412
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 246 pgs / 16 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 | Out of print
Beijing 798: Reflections On Art, Architecture And Society In China Edited by Huang Rui. Essays by Wu Hung, Eliot Kiang, Eric Eckholm, Neville Mars, Karon Morono-Kiang, Jonathan Napack, Luo Peilin and Richard Vine. Beijing 798 is a study in contrast--one location, two milieu, fifty years apart. Reflecting on art, architecture, and society, the images and texts in this book offer a microcosm of the radical social and cultural >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789889726232
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Paperback, 7.75 x 7.75 in. / 416 pgs / 200 color / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005 | Out of print
Century In Crisis, A Edited by Julia F. Andrews and Kuiyi Shen. Essays by Jonathan Spence, Xue Yongnian and Mayching Kao. New Lower Price Between 1850 and today, China has undergone an unprecedented series of shocks and transformations. This dramatic period--which has seen urban industrialization, conquest by foreign powers, civil wars, changing governments and, more recently, >>more
Guggenheim Museum
ISBN 9780892072743
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Hardcover, 9.25 x 13 in. / 336 pgs / 336 color 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 | Out of print
Contemporaneity Contemporaneity: Contemporary Art in Indonesia tracks the lively developments in Indonesian art and film of the past ten years. Among the artists included are Wimo Ambala Bayang, F.X Harsono, Jompet Kuswidananto, Rudi Mantofani, I Nyoman >>more
Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881890771
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 343 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2011 | Out of print
Contemporary Clay Essay by Joe Earle. Featuring over 50 examples made by more than 35 artists during the last two decades, Contemporary Clay offers an overview of everything that is most innovative, creative, and iconoclastic in the world of modern-day Japanese >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466962
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Paperback, 9 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 11/15/2005 | Out of print
Elastic Taboos Within the Korean World of Contemporary Art Edited by Seung-Duk Kim, Franck Gautherot. Text by Lee Young-Chul, Yun Nan-Jie. Korean culture is charging headling from the rural into the postmodern. From Bubblyfish's Game Boy soundtrack to Lee Seulgi's kinetic sculpture of a Buddhist monk gone wild and Park Seo-bo's monochrome work, Elastic Taboos brings >>more
Verlag Fur Moderne Kunst Nurnberg
ISBN 9783939738213
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Paperback, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 192 pgs / 116 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 | Out of print
Fragmented Reality: Contemporary Art in 21st Century China By Lü Peng. Lü Peng’s Fragmented Reality: Contemporary Art in 21st Century China examines the dramatic changes that contemporary Chinese art underwent in the decade between 2000 and 2010. Documenting the concepts and experiments that influenced the nation’s >>more
ISBN 9788881588336
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 464 pgs / 176 color / 44 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 | Out of print
Japan At The Dawn Of The Modern Age Essays by Donald Keene, Anne Nishimura Morse, Frederic A. Sharf, Louise E. Virgin. >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466207
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Hardcover, 10.5 x 8 in. / 160 pgs / 94 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2001 | Out of print
Japan At The Dawn Of The Modern Age Essays by Donald Keene, Anne Nishimura Morse, Frederic A. Sharf, Louise E. Virgin. Unlike traditional ukiyo-e prints, the woodblock prints of the Emperor Meiji's reign--the famous ''Meiji period'' of 1867-1912--depicted current events rather than timeless scenes, and were printed in vivid colors that reflected the vibrancy of Japan's >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466191
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Paperback, 10.5 x 8 in. / 160 pgs / 94 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2001 | Out of print
Japan Rising Edited by Michael Rush. Essays by Midori Matsui, Dominique Nahas, Michael Rush and Yasufumi Nakamori. Foreword by Michael Rush. As Japan Rising reveals, contemporary art in Japan goes beyond the "New Pop" forms of Takashi Murakami. Included are 14 up-and-coming artists representing diverse artistic practices, from the ethereal, minimalist canvases of Yoshie Sakai, to >>more
Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art
ISBN 9780967648088
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Paperback, 9 x 12 in. / 64 pgs / 43 color / 1 b&w
Pub Date: 01/02/2004 | Out of print
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art From The Sigg Collection China is booming! In the wake of economic liberalization, the nation's art scene has taken flight as well. The Swiss collector Uli Sigg, formerly his country's ambassador to Beijing, has followed the rapid pace of >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775716130
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Hardcover, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 384 pgs / 219 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 | Out of print
Much Recorded War: The Russo-Japanese War In History And Imagery, A Essays by Sebastian Dobson, Anne Nishimura Morse and Frederic A. Sharf. At the dawn of the twentieth century, the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) became a worldwide political focal point. The war, marked the rise of Japan as a world power, paved the way for the Russian Revolution, >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466917
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Clothbound, 10 x 8 in. / 112 pgs / 82 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 | Out of print
Much Recorded War: The Russo-Japanese War In History And Imagery, A Text by Sebastian Dobson, Anne Nishimura Morse, Frederic Sharf. At the dawn of the twentieth century, the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) became a worldwide political focal point. The war, marked the rise of Japan as a world power, paved the way for the Russian Revolution, >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466924
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Paperback, 10 x 8 in. / 112 pgs / 82 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 | Out of print
My Reality: Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation Essays by Jeff Fleming, Takashi Murakami and Susan Lubowsky Talbott. Foreword by Judith Richards, Japanese animation, or anime, which has attained cult status among young people globally during the past several decades, is increasingly breaking into the mainstream. My Reality: Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation, investigates >>more
Independent Curators International, New York
ISBN 9781879003330
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Paperback, 9 x 12 in. / 96 pgs / 35 color / 10 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/2001 | Out of print
Netsuke Essay by Joe Earle. Netsuke-tiny, exquisitely carved globes or clasps used to secure pouches to the kimono-have long been an obsession for collectors in the West as well as in the East. They depict a wide variety of figures >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466221
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Hardcover, 8.5 x 9.25 in. / 320 pgs / 500 color
Pub Date: 10/02/2001 | Out of print
Passage to History Text by Lu Peng, Achille Bonito Oliva. Surveying the history of Chinese art at the Venice Biennale, this book includes works by Chen Xi, Cui Xiuwen, Fang Lijun, Li Qing, Liu Wei, Liu Xiaodong, Mao Xuhui, Sui Jianguo, Wang Guangyi, Wang Jianwei, >>more
ISBN 9788881588602
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 | Out of print
Pure Views: Transformation of Chinese Art Foreword by Lu Peng. Text by Xu Sheng, Inma Gonzlaes Puy, Vicenç Altaió. Pure Views seeks to combat preconceived notions about Chinese art that are based on the dichotomy of East versus West. Featured artists include Cao Kingping, Fang Lijun, He Sen, Jin Jiangbo, Li Qing, Na Wei, >>more
ISBN 9788881588633
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 208 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 | Out of print
Rejected Collection: Rejected Proposals by Chinese Contemporary Artists By Biljana Ciric, et al. Rejected Collection is an archive of Chinese artists' rejected proposals from the early 1980s (when the Chinese avant-garde was largely underground) through the present (when Chinese artists have taken the international market by storm). By >>more
ISBN 9788881587094
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 41 color / 61 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009 | Out of print
ShanghART Edited by Sine Bepler, Uta Grosenick. Text by Sine Bepler, Jens Hoffmann, Jonathan Napack, Philip Tinari. Since its establishment in 1996, ShanghART gallery has fostered and embraced radicalism and diversity in Shanghai art. Located initially in a downtown hotel and thereafter in an old workshop in Fuxing Park, the gallery quickly >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865602008
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Clothbound, 12 x 11.5 in. / 250 pgs / 150 color and 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 | Out of print
Shanghai Modern 1919-1945 Edited by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Ken Lum and Zheng Shengtian. Essays by David Clarke, Xu Hong, Xu Jian, Zhang Qing, Kuiyi Shen, Michael Sullivan, Shui Tianzhong and Shelagh Vainker. In the 1920s and 30s, Shanghai was established as one of the world's major cities. A vital, prospering metropolis with a population of over one million, and the commercial and cultural center of China, it >>more
Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN 9783775714976
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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 424 pgs / 264 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/15/2005 | Out of print
Shanshui Edited by Peter Fischer. Text by Britta Erickson, Hu Mingyan, Uli Sigg, Ai Weiwei. The Chinese ideogram for landscape--shanshui--is a compound of the symbols for mountain and water. Even in contemporary Chinese art, which seems so dominated by the figure, there are numerous references to these elements. This publication >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728492
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Hbk, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 | Out of print
The Chengdu Biennale Edited by Lü Peng. The first Chengdu Biennale was held in 2001. The 2011 biennale surveyed three genres curated by Lu Peng (for art), Ou Ning (for design) and Zhi Wenjun (for architecture). Participating artists, architects and designers include >>more
ISBN 9788881588350
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 200 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 | Out of print
The Shanghai Papers Text by Annette W. Balkema, Julian Heynen, Zhang Qing, Xiang Liping, Henk Slager. Focusing on issues of migration, identity and globalization, the 2008 Shanghai Biennial features 612 international artists, including Rainer Ganahl, Lawrence Weiner, Mike Kelley and Liu Ming. This volume contains thematic texts by the curators, a >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775723220
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 SDNR30
Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 136 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009 | Out of print
Too Much Flavor Edited by Gu Zhenqing. Too much newness, too much to buy, too much height, too much taste, too much money--too much everything has resulted from the new market economy in China. Current trends in Chinese life depart drastically from >>more
Chambers Fine Art/New Art Media LTD
ISBN 9789628638895
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Paperback, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 149 pgs / 180 color / 4 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 | Out of print


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