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Fall 2017 Featured Asian Artists & Photographers

Featured Asian artist favorites from the Fall 2017 ARTBOOK | D.A.P. catalogue.

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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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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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
Forthcoming

City of the Future
By Sesshu Foster.

Twenty-one years after Kaya Press first published Sesshu Foster’s City Terrace Field Manual, a powerful collection of prose poems that map the East Los Angeles neighborhood of Foster's childhood, comes a new collection of poetry >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030559
US $17.95 CAN $23.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.25 x 8 in. / 188 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming

Farewell, Circus
By Woon-Yeoung Cheon.

Woon-Yeoung Cheon’s haunting novel Farewell, Circus takes us into the rarely portrayed underworld of foreign picture brides in South Korea.

When Inho, a mute man of modest means, is unable to find a wife, his mother >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030580
US $18.95 CAN $24.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming

Jungjin Lee: Desert
Text by Robert Frank.

Robert Frank once described the fragmentary, poetic images of New York–based photographer Jungjin Lee (born 1961) as “landscapes without the human beast.

” In this series, Lee captures the American southwest and transforms it with liquid >>more

Radius Books
ISBN 9781942185277
US $95.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Slip, hbk, 4 vols, 11 x 13 in. / 188 pgs / 106 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming

Elizabeth Heyert: The Outsider
Text by Madeleine Thien.

Known for her unconventional approach to portrait photography, most notably her classic trilogy The Sleepers, The Travelers and The Narcissists, American photographer Elizabeth Heyert again assumes her role as observer and voyeur in her latest >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862085441
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 12 in. / 96 pgs / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Luke Powell: Asia Highways

In Asia Highways, American photographer Luke Powell (born 1946) undertakes a photographic examination of Iran and particularly Pakistan, acknowledging the destruction these cultures have undergone while emphasizing the beautiful and good that Powell discovered on >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293274
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Clth, 15 x 11.25 in. / 232 pgs / 203 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

Zhang Lijie: Midnight Tweedle

Midnight Tweedle is a personal portrait of China’s complex cultural and political history by Zhang Lijie (born 1981). Juxtaposing diverse and seemingly unrelated images with a collage technique, Lijie combines materials as varied as found >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293144
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Clth, 8.25 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 102 color / 36 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

Jongwoo Park: DMZ
Text by Alasdair Foster.

This book is Korean photographer Jongwoo Park’s (born 1958) photo-documentation of the Demilitarized Zone or DMZ of Korea, the strip of land dividing North and South Korea.

About 154 miles long, 3 miles wide, and 37 >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293151
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 288 pgs / 161 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming

Woong Soak Teng: Ways to Tie Trees

Woong Soak Teng explores the garden city of her native Singapore, making portraits of its staked trees, which have been uprooted and relocated to conform to a cityscape determined by urban planning. Teng’s consistent, frontal >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293168
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Boxed, hbk, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 30 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

Kapil Das: Something So Clear

Something So Clear is Bangalore-based photographer Kapil Das’ look behind the visual clichés and stereotypes that have come to define India.

Edited from thousands of photos taken over a decade, the book shows the spectrum of >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293182
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Clth, 8.25 x 9 in. / 144 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

Eight Books for Asia
Edited by Theseus Chan. On the occasion of the 2016 exhibition 1001 Steidl Books in Singapore, artists from across Asia were invited to submit book dummies for the Steidl Book Award Asia. In January 2017, eight photographers, selected by >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293687
US $350.00 CAN $450.00 SDNR30
Boxed Hbk, 8 vols, 15 x 10.75 in. / 1,000 pgs
Pub Date: 12/26/2017
Forthcoming
Yukari Chikura: Zaido

This book is Yukari Chikura’s record of the 1,300-year-old Japanese ritual festivity known as Zaido.

Following a series of tragedies, including her father’s sudden death, her own critical accident and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Chikura >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293137
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Clth, 13.75 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 41 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

Jake Verzosa: The Last Tattooed Women of Kallinga
Text by François Cheval, Natividad Sugguiyao.

The Last Tattooed Women of Kalinga presents a series of portraits by Filipino photographer Jake Verzosa (born 1979) that lament and celebrate a dying tradition of tattooing in villages throughout the Cordillera mountains in the >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293175
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Clth, 10.5 x 13 in. / 96 pgs / 44 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

Robert Zhao Renhui: A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World

To what extent can we trust photography and science? Singaporean photographer Robert Zhao Renhui (born 1983) explores this question in A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World, which appears to be an >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293199
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Boxed, hbk, 9.5 x 13.5 in. / 58 pgs / 41 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

Broy Lim: And Now They Know

This intimate book explores Broy Lim’s (born 1990) realization of his homosexuality in his native Singapore, where it still remains illegal.

Combining personal texts and photos, it narrates Lim’s sexual identity and his nine-year relationship with >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958293120
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 72 pgs / 28 color.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

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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Nalini Malani: Malani
Edited by Sophie Duplaix.

A pioneering artist in painting, film, photography, video art and performance, Indian artist Nalini Malani (born 1946) is a transition figure between the modern and contemporary art of her country.

Her work, which criticizes the political >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775742900
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 139 color.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017
Forthcoming

Seung-taek Lee
Text by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Mónica de la Torre, Kyung An.

At once emphatically abstract and culturally specific, the work of Seung-taek Lee (born 1932) draws on the subtle beauty of Korean aesthetic traditions and folk art, also reflecting contemporaneous developments in earth art, Mono-ha and >>more

Lévy Gorvy
ISBN 9781944379148
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 112 pgs / 59 color / 6 duotone.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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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Patty Chang: The Wandering Lake
Afterword by Hitomi Iwasaki.

Integrating video projection, photography, sculpture, publication and performance into one expansive body of work, Los Angeles–based Patty Chang (born 1972) examines the complex way stories develop through geography, history, cultural mythology, fiction and personal experience.

Accompanying >>more

Dancing Foxes Press/Queens Museum
ISBN 9780998632636
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.75 in. / 96 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017
Forthcoming

Dai Hanzhi: 5000 Artists
Edited by Marianne Brouwer, Defne Ayas, Philip Tinari, Samuel Saelemakers.

Dai Hanzhi: 5000 Artists is dedicated to the life and work of Hans van Dijk (1946–2002) and outlines his seminal role in Chinese contemporary art.

Van Dijk (or Dai Hanzhi, as he was affectionately called by >>more

Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art/Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9789491435515
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 352 pgs / 213 color / 106 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018
Forthcoming

A State Beyond the State
By Ting Chen. Introduction by Kees Christiaanse.

Drawing on primary data, A State Beyond the State points out the threats posed by typical projects of single SOEs (state-owned enterprises), and explores alternative development potential. The Special Economic Zone Shenzhen serves as the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462083493
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Progress & Prosperity
By Daan Roggeveen.

Progress & Prosperity focuses on the shift in Chinese cities from building for construction’s sake to building for progress.

As urban development shifts from quantity-driven to quality-driven, the volume explores whether this Chinese metamorphosis can serve >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462083509
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 292 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Zhang Wei
Text by Waling Boers, Colin Siyuan Chinnery.

Zhang Wei (born 1952), a founder member of the legendary No Name Group, has long been internationally regarded as one of the most important Chinese painters. This volume showcases a series of new abstractions and >>more

Holzwarth Publications
ISBN 9783935567923
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 11.75 x 12.5 in. / 60 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017
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Peter Kim: Visual Mantra
Edited with contributions by Maria Giovanna Grosso. Text by Rye Dag Holmboe.

In the work of Korean artist Peter Kim (born 1967), the repeated line becomes a visual mantra. This exhibition catalog explores Kim’s drawings, paintings and sculptural works, and includes an interview, essays and brief biography.

>>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836636082
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 120 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Kishio Suga: Situations
Edited by Vicente Todolí, Yuko Hasegawa. Text by Barbara Bertozzi, Achille Bonito Oliva, Yuko Hasegawa, Ashley Rawlings.

This book surveys the oeuvre of Mono-ha protagonist Kishio Suga (born 1944), documenting over 20 of his installations from 1969 to the present. Suga's humble manipulations of wood, stone and other organic matter seem to >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867492497
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 304 pgs / 64 color / 240 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017
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Lizza May David: The Canvas and the Monkey
Text by Oona Lochner, Victoria Herrera, Anna-Lena Wenzel.

Inspired by her Philippine origins, multimedia artist Lizza May David (born 1975) explores topics relating to memory, knowledge and loss in archives and nature in the Philippines. The Canvas and the Monkey offers insight into >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735603258
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.75 x 11.75 in. / 96 pgs / 60 color / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017
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Ai Weiwei: Artist Book

This artist’s book is Ai Weiwei's (born 1957) latest project in the realm of human rights activism.

Shot at the Idomeni refugee camp on the border of Greece and the former Republic of Macedonia, the series >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788416248902
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 11.75 x 15.75 in. / 24 pgs / 21 color.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017
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Jens Uwe Parkitny: Marked for Life
Edited with text by Jens Uwe Parkitny. Text by Franz Xaver Augustin, Lisa Crosswhite, Nathalie Johnston, Lars Krutak, Jan Philipp Sendker.

Marked for Life documents the vanishing tradition and the unique beauty of facial tattooing among the women of the various Chin ethnic groups in Myanmar (Burma).

Though a centuries-old tradition, this tattooing practice has never been >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735603555
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 12 x 12 in. / 148 pgs / 104 color / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017
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Raoul Ries: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji

Inspired by Hokusai’s 36 woodcut prints of Mount Fuji, Luxembourgian landscape photographer Raoul Ries circumnavigated Fuji with his camera, creating Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. Ries’ photographs feel like images of a floating world, in >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775743082
US $59.95 CAN $76.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 11.25 x 9.5 in. / 80 pgs / 37 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017
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