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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: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming
Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World
By Alexandra Munroe with Philip Tinari, Hou Hanru. Text by Jane DeBevoise, Katherine Grube, Lu Mingjun, Stephanie H. Tung, Anthony Yung, Xiaorui Zhu-Nowell.

Twenty years of experimental art from a globalized China

Published on the occasion of the largest exhibition of contemporary art from China ever mounted in North America, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Art and >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892075287
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 324 pgs / 225 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Facing India
Edited by Ralf Beil, Uta Ruhkamp. Text and interview by Urvashi Butalia, Roobina Karode.

In Facing India, the multimedia works of seven female Indian artists focus on borders in Indian society, whether related to gender, territory, ecology or religion. The artists are Vibha Galhotra, Shilpa Gupta, Bharti Kher, Prajakta >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744010
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018
Forthcoming

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Portraits
Text by Maria Morris Hambourg.

The eeriness of the copy: Sugimoto's portraits of wax figures

At first glance, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographic portrait of King Henry VIII of England is arresting: Sugimoto’s camera has captured the tactility of Henry’s furs and silks, >>more

Damiani/MW Editions
ISBN 9788862085823
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 11 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India
Text by Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, Julia Tugwell.

Imperial Threads brings a new perspective to Islamic art by exploring the connection between four major dynasties—the Ottoman (1299–1923), Timurid (1370–1507), Safavid (1501–1736) and Mughal (1526–1857) empires—that mark the start of the early modern period.

(Due >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836636174
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Japan Modern
By Marije Jansen.

Japan Modern presents an overview of Japanese printing in the first half of the 20th century. Japan was flourishing in the years following the turn of the century: modern city culture offered plenty of opportunities, >>more

NAi010 Publishers/Rijksmuseum
ISBN 9789491714887
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 264 pgs / 194 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017
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Kuniyoshi X Kunisada
Text by Sarah E. Thompson, Masato Matsushima, Akira Tsukahara, Chika Kagami, Kazushi Kuroda, Noriko Katsumori, Yuiko Miwa.

Rival ukiyo-e masters Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865) were the two most admired designers of figure prints in 19th-century Japan.

Famous for the realism of his portraits of Kabuki actors, the sensuality of his >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468478
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.75 x 9.25 in. / 256 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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On the Paths of Enlightenment
Edited with text by Elio Schenini. Text by Peter Sloterdijk, Peter van de Veer, Douglas T. McGetchin, Pradeep Chakkarath, Romita Ray, Joachim K. Bautze, Marie-Cécile Forest, Aude de Tocqueville, Diana Brenscheidt, Johannes Beltz, Andrea Kuratli, et al.

From the German Romantics to the Beats and beyond: how the West has imagined India

In 1808, German Romantic philosopher Friedrich Schlegel published On the Language and Wisdom of the Indians, inaugurating the West’s fascination with >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236667
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 640 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Ruth Asawa
Text by Tiffany Bell, Robert Storr.

Taking the wire for a walk: the subversively domestic sculpture of Ruth Asawa

Known for her intricate and dynamic wire sculptures, the American sculptor, educator and arts activist Ruth Asawa challenged conventional notions of material and >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701683
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018
Forthcoming

Shanghai 1998–2012

This publication documents a nonprofit archival project initiated in 2016 in an attempt to record the contemporary art history of Shanghai, focusing on the BizArt Center artist curatorial practice and Art-Ba-Ba. The research featured in >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493227
US $20.00 CAN $26.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 256 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming

Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics
Edited with introduction by Anne Nishimura Morse.

The lineage of the “superflat”: Murakami's vision of the Japanese aesthetic

Takashi Murakami’s irreverent, pop culture–infused art has made him one of the most recognized Japanese artists today. His bright, contemporary boisterousness, however, belies his deep >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468492
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 10 in. / 184 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018
Forthcoming

Tattoos in Japanese Prints
By Sarah E. Thompson.

Tattoo inspiration from the glory days of Japanese ukiyo-e prints

Many tattoo connoisseurs consider the Japanese tradition to be the finest in the world for its detail, complexity and compositional skill. Its style and subject matter >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468461
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.75 in. / 152 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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The Indian Files
Edited by Clément Dirié, Shanay Jhaveri. Text by Shanay Jhaveri, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Following the 2014 publication of Hans Ulrich Obrist’s The Czech Files, this publication brings together 11 interviews with Indian artists and cultural producers carried out in the 2000s and 2010s by Obrist in the artists’ >>more

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783037645000
US $29.95 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 216 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017
Forthcoming

The Printed Image: The Flowering of Japan’s Wood Block Print Culture
Text by Matthi Forrer.

The Japanese colored woodblock print is among the most familiar and popular East Asian art forms in the West, thanks to the 19th-century fashion for all things Japanese—a fashion which brought about a huge transformation >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960982562
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 400 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018
Forthcoming

What about the Art? Contemporary Art from China
Edited by Cai Guo-Qiang.

Featuring 14 artists and one pair of artistic collaborators, What about the Art? Contemporary Art from China examines the contributions of Chinese artists to the international canon of contemporary art.

Including works by Hu Xiangqian, Hu >>more

Turner/Qatar Museums
ISBN 9788416714490
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Clth, 10.25 x 12.25 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

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
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 260 pgs / 149 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014
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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
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 11.5 x 9.75 in. / 184 pgs / 100 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/15/2005
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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

Charta
ISBN 9788881587797
US $180.00 CAN $220.00 TRADE
Clth, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 1,288 pgs / 1,237 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010
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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
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2004
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Arts of Japan: MFA Highlights
Edited by Anne Nishimura Morse. The MFA's holdings of Japanese art make up the finest and most comprehensive collection outside of Japan. This stunning overview features many of the collection's best-known and most beloved works, including such rare paintings as >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467143
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 175 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008
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Arts of Korea: MFA Highlights
Text by Jane Portal, Suhyung Kim. Arts of Korea celebrates historical Korean art through 100 works from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The MFA has one of the finest collections of Korean art outside of East Asia, >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467884
US $22.50 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013
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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
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 219 pgs / 9 b&w / 152 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014
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Asian Art
Text by William Southworth, Anna Slaczka, Jan van Campen, Menno Fitski, et al. This collection book presents 119 highlights from the Asian arts in the Rijksmuseum. Treasures from India, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan and China are introduced in essays by expert curators. With a particular focus on export >>more

NAi010 Publishers/Rijksmuseum
ISBN 9789071450945
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017
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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
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 400 pgs / 200 col / 80 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009
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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
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 226 pgs / 114 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2011
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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
US $46.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 429 pgs / 420 color.
Pub Date: 05/01/2007
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China Onward The Estella Collection: Chinese Contemporary Art, 1966-2006
This monumental volume highlights the esteemed Estella Collection of contemporary Chinese art, with works spanning from 1966-2006. At more than 450 pages, and standing more than 13 inches tall by 10 inches wide, it features >>more

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788791607387
US $85.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hardback, 10.5 x 13.5 in. / 468 pgs./ 230 color / 50 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007
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China Talks
Text by Jérôme Sans. Never before have so many Chinese artists been given such a wide platform to discuss their works and lives so directly, in the form of dialogues with one of the world's most dynamic curators and >>more

Blue Kingfisher
ISBN 9789881803306
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 208 pgs / 32 color / 84 duotone.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009
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China Welcomes You
Edited by Peter Pakesch. Foreword by Katrin Bucher Trantow. In this text-heavy volume, works by Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, Duan Jianyu, Feng Mengbo, Guo Fengyi, Hu Xiaoyuan, Liu Wei, Lu Hao, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Wang Jianwei, Xie Nanxing, Xu Zhen, Yang Fudong, >>more

Walther König/Kunsthaus Graz
ISBN 9783865602718
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Paperback, 11.5 x 8.75 in. / 175 pgs / 40 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2008
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China: The Three Emperors, 1662-1795
Text by Regina Krahl. To accompany and record this remarkable exhibition, the Royal Academy will publish a sumptuously illustrated catalogue containing full-colour reproductions and scholarly entries for all exhibits. An incisive series of essays by leading experts - among >>more

Royal Academy Publications
ISBN 9781903973691
US $95.00 CAN $135.00 TRADE
Cloth, 10 x 11.75 / 496 pgs / Illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 03/01/2006
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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
US $34.95 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012
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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
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 320 pgs / 160 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016
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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
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 82 pgs / 16 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016
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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

Damiani
ISBN 9788862082846
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013
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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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 01/02/2002
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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
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 9.5 in. / 266 pgs / 289 color / 33 b&w / 17 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009
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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
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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
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Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo
Text by Kazuko Todate, Anne Nishimura Morse. 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 >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878468058
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013
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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

JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905829617
US $22.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 174 pgs / 42 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008
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GMP: The Chongqing Grand Theater in China
Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schuetz. The Grand Theater in Chongqing is often likened to a large, moving ship, as it appears to glide over the great Yangtze River on which it is situated. This book allows a glimpse into its >>more

Jovis
ISBN 9783868593297
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 80 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016
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Hans Ulrich Obrist: The Future Will Be... The China Edition
Internationally celebrated Swiss curator and cultural mastermind Hans Ulrich Obrist never looks back. Since 2005, he has asked artists, architects, scientists, actors and philosophers the world over to fill in the blank for what’s to >>more

Pinacoteca Agnelli/UCCA
ISBN 9789881622327
US $15.00 CAN $17.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 5 in. / 300 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012
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Hokusai
Text by Sarah E. Thompson, Joan Wright, Philip Meredith. Katsushika Hokusai remains one of Japan's most popular and influential artists. This handy volume presents the wide range of Hokusai's artistic production in terms of one of his most remarkable characteristics: his intellectual ingenuity. It >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468256
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 135 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015
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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
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 7.75 in. / 248 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016
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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
US $20.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 560 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010
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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
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Slip, Pbk, 2 vols, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 276 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009
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India: Art Now
Text by Christian Gether, Stine Høholt, Ranjit Hoskoté, et al. Contemporary art in India has enjoyed a tremendous flourishing since the early 1990s, thanks in part to the country’s economic growth and the increased availability of media technology. As Indian artists establish an ever-stronger presence >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775734110
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012
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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

Damiani
ISBN 9788862081313
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 96 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010
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Kantha
Text by John Gillow, Pratapaditya Pal, Courtenay McGowen, Rob Sidner. The part of Bengal where the Ganges River flows into the Bay of Bengal has historically been the source of the finest cotton ever produced. The kind of embroidery known as kantha is created from >>more

Radius Books/Mingei International Museum
ISBN 9781942185192
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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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

Kerber
ISBN 9783936646917
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 96 pgs / 58 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005
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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
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 100 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008
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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
US $20.00 CAN $26.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 68 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016
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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
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 7 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 27 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016
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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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
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
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
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

Damiani
ISBN 9788890130496
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 220 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004
Awaiting stock
Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s and 70s
Edited with introduction by Allan Schwarzman. Text by Joshua Mack, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Nicholas Cullinan, Ming Tiampo. In the decades following World War II, both Japan and Italy were rebuilding after the ravages of war, constructing democratic political systems after a period of fascism. Parallel Views presents a breadth of postwar masters >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862084000
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 11 x 12 in. / 408 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015
In 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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 320 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007
Awaiting stock
Provoke: Between Protest and Performance
Edited by Matthew Witkovsky, Diane Dufour, Duncan Forbes, Walter Moser. Text by Yukio Lippit, Yuri Mitsuda. Interviews by Araki Nobuyoshi, Daido Moriyama, Eikoh Hosoe, Ryuichi Kaneko. The short-lived Japanese magazine Provoke, founded in 1968, is nowadays recognized as a major contribution to postwar photography in Japan, featuring the country’s finest representatives of protest photography, vanguard fine art and critical theory in >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958291003
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.75 in. / 680 pgs / 600 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016
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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
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 245 pgs / 91 color / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2004
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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
Striking Patterns
Text by Paola von Wyss-Giacosa, Lorraine V. Aragon, Monique Bagal, Joanna Barrkman, Peter Damary, Roy Hamilton, Willemijn de Jong, Richard Kunz. Ikat refers to the originally Indonesian art and technique in which warp or weft threads, or both, are tie-dyed before weaving the fabric, creating complex patterns on handwoven textiles. Since time immemorial, master weavers in >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741873
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 208 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017
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
Text by Hou Hanru, Xiaoyu Weng. 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
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017
In stock
The Brittle Decade: Visualizing Japan in the 1930s
Text by John W. Dower, Anne Nishimura Morse, Jacqueline M. Atkins, Frederic A. Sharf. Modernity took many forms in 1930s Japan, but in the tumultuous years before militarism pushed the country toward global aggression, it was most visibly associated with a glittering consumer culture. Inundated with western jazz-age trends >>more

MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878467693
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012
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
US $86.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
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
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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
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 11.25 x 8.5 in. / 159 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2007
Awaiting stock
Weisses Gold: Porcelain and Architectural Ceramics from China 1400 to 1900
Preface by Adele Schlombs. Text by Jiena Huo. This volume surveys outstanding examples of blue-and-white Chinese porcelain dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries, including a number of pieces decorated with overglaze enamels, as well as porcelain with elegant monochrome glazes, pure >>more

Walther König, Koln
ISBN 9783863357481
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 274 pgs / 403 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015
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
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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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9 x 11.5 in. / 152 pgs / 113 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008
In stock
Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love
Text by Akira Tatehata, Yayoi Kusama. Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love documents the artist’s most recent exhibition at David Zwirner, New York, which marked the US debut of The Obliteration Room, an all-white interior that viewers were invited to cover with >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701218
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Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 120 pgs / 47 color / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016
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Yayoi Kusama: I Who Have Arrived in Heaven
Text by Akira Tatehata, Yayoi Kusama. Yayoi Kusama: I Who Have Arrived in Heaven features new work from the artist's critically acclaimed 2013 inaugural exhibition at David Zwirner, which spanned the gallery's three locations in New York. Kusama's extraordinary and highly >>more

David Zwirner
ISBN 9780989980937
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12.5 x 12.5 in. / 108 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014
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You Can't Change China, China Changes You
Contributions by John van de Water. John van de Water set off to a rapidly modernizing China in 2004, a young, enthusiastic and ambitious architect. His intention was to put into practice in China the internationally recognized ideas of NEXT architects, >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789064507625
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 272 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013
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VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

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
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
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
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
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
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
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
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
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
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
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
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
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
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
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
US $38.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
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

Charta
ISBN 9788881588336
US $69.95 CAN $85.00 TRADE
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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
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
US $27.50 CAN $32.50 TRADE
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
US $20.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
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
US $80.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
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
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
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
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
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
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
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
US $85.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
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

Charta
ISBN 9788881588602
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
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

Charta
ISBN 9788881588633
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
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

Charta
ISBN 9788881587094
US $47.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
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
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
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
US $78.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
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
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
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

Charta
ISBN 9788881588350
US $47.50 CAN $55.00 TRADE
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
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
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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