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Spring 2018 Featured Asian Artists & Photographers

Featured Asian artist favorites from the Spring 2018 ARTBOOK | D.A.P. catalogue.

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

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

Utagawa Kuniyoshi: The Edo-Period Eccentric
Edited with text by Rossella Menegazzo. Text by Christian Pallone.

Recognized as one of the most interesting and vibrant artists of the Edo period, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) is a major exponent of ukiyo-e. His fame is tied to the series of polychrome xylographs that illustrate >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236896
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Hokusai: The Master's Legacy
Edited with text by Rossella Menegazzo. Text by Donatella Failla.

The undisputed master of ukiyo-e, Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is celebrated not only for his series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji but also for his great versatility expressed in his treatment of all types of subjects: >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236940
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 288 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
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

Kenro Izu: Seduction
Introduction by Eikoh Hosoe.

Drawing on 19th-century photo techniques, Izu's still lifes and portraits are poised between lustrous sensuality and austere grandeur

When Kenro Izu is taking photographs, he finds himself constantly challenged by a seductive voice urging him to >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862085793
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 176 pgs / 110 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Urban Asias
Edited by Tim Bunnell, Daniel P.S. Goh. Text by Nausheen Anwar, Rebecca E. Bowers, Cecilia L. Chu, Mike Douglass, Eli Elinoff, Asher Ghertner, Jamie Gillen, Joseph N. Goh, Elaine Ho, Trevor Hogan, Gavin R. Jones, Zane Kripe, Ani R. Landau-Ward, Julian C.H. Lee, Michelle A. Miller, Mary Ann O’Donnell, Rita Padawangi, Indrawan Prabaharyaka, Christina Schwenkel, Pen Sereypagna, Vineeta Sinha, Andre Sorensen, Richard J. Sutcliffe, John Taylor, Eric C. Thompson, Carol Upadhya, Peter van der Veer, Tabassum Zaman.

Home to more city dwellers than any other continent, and the locus of many of the world’s most populous metropolitan areas, Asia is moving to center stage in popular and academic debates about global urban >>more

JOVIS
ISBN 9783868594560
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 304 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Treasures of the Mughals and the Maharajas
Edited by Amin Jaffer, Gian Carlo Calza.

Five centuries of dazzling gems, precious stones and mythic jewels from India

Treasures of the Mughals and the Maharajas allows readers to immerse themselves in the jewelry traditions of the Indian subcontinent, from the Mughal period >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857235943
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 392 pgs / 388 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Le Notti Bianche

Le Notti Bianche brings together 20 images of Italian opera houses created by Hiroshi Sugimoto (born 1948) since 2014. The title is derived from Visconti’s 1957 movie of the same name, which was being screened >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236384
US $120.00 CAN $155.00 SDNR30
Hbk, 11.75 x 15.75 in. / 56 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Ha Chong Hyun
Foreword by Alfred Pacquement. Text by Hui Kyung An, H.G. Masters, Barry Schwabsky.

Ha Chong Hyun (born 1935) is one of Korea’s most acclaimed artists and a leading member of the artistic movement known as Dansaekhwa. Ha’s own multifaceted practice was expansive: moving from gestural abstract painting in >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366165
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12.25 in. / 264 pgs / 184 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming

Andy Summers: The Bones of Chuang Tzu
Text by Ralph Gibson

The Bones of Chuang Tzu is British photographer Andy Summers' (born 1942) interpretation of China. Influenced by many aspects of Asian culture since his teenage years and particularly the writings of fourth-century Chinese poet and >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294035
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 12 in. / 120 pgs / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Luca Campigotto: Iconic China
Text by William M. Hunt.

Luca Campigotto’s (born 1962) journey through China begins with a search for a mythical past and arrives at the chaotic present of the megacity phenomenon. The photographs collected in Iconic China present an image of >>more

Damiani
ISBN 9788862085663
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 13.5 x 11 in. / 84 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Milli Bau: Silk Road
Edited with text by Julica Norouzi.

In 1956, the German journalist and photographer Milli Bau (1906–2005) set out in a VW bus to explore the countries along the Silk Road connecting East and West. Planning her journey as she went along, >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735603890
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 216 pgs / 215 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming

Gentaro Ishizuka: Gold Rush Alaska
Text by Ryuta Imafuku.

Gold Rush Alaska is Gentaro Ishizuka’s (born 1977) documentation of the melancholy remnants of Alaska’s gold rush of the late 19th century. His photos of rusted shovels and machinery, dilapidated log huts dwarfed by the >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294097
US $95.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Clth, 20 x 14.25 in. / 120 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Satoshi Hirano: Reconstruction

Satoshi Hirano (born 1983) documents the large-scale redevelopment of the Shibuya train station in the heart of Tokyo's shopping district. Mixing black-and-white and color photographs taken at various moments in its reconstruction, this publication captures >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294080
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Flexi, 16.5 x 11.75 in. / 96 pgs / 44 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Tatsuo Suzuki: Friction / Tokyo Streets

Composed of black-and-white photos taken throughout Tokyo’s bustling wards, Friction / Tokyo Streets by Tatsuo Suzuki (born 1965) reveals unexpected beauty in the mundane, be it in an image of a girl navigating a zebra >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294134
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Clth, 11.75 x 8.25 in. / 136 pgs / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Tomoyuki Sagami: YKTO
Text by Tomoyuki Sagami.

YKTO contains over 1,800 photographs by Tomoyuki Sagami (born 1977) of architecture constructed in Japan soon after World War II. Presenting images taken between 2006 and 2017 in Yokohama, Kawasaki, Tokyo and other cities, Sagami >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294127
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Flexi, 9.5 x 12 in. / 128 pgs / 1,820 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Toru Komatsu: A Distant Shore
Text by Toru Komatsu.

A Distant Shore presents 50 photographs by Toru Komatsu (born 1969) that capture landscapes damaged by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Monochrome images of rocky crags and skeletal trees are presented behind white >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294103
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Flexi, 11.75 x 11.75 in. / 112 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Toshiaka Mori: B, Drawings of Abstract Forms

Toshiaki Mori digitally splices photographs of Japanese cityscapes, everyday objects and fragments of text in collages that evoke the paintings of William S. Burroughs. Mori’s book, which he refers to as “On the Road in >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294110
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 100 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Toshiya Watanabe: Thereafter
Text by Toshiya Watanabe.

Toshiya Watanabe (born 1966) photographs his hometown of Namiemachi in Fukushima, which was declared off-limits during the nuclear meltdown caused by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The publication presents each view as a diptych: one >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958294141
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Clth, 16.5 x 11.75 in. / 96 pgs / 37 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Kazuo Shinohara: On the Threshold of Space-Making
Edited by Seng Kuan.

One of the greatest and most influential architects of Japan's postwar generation, Kazuo Shinohara (1925-2006) has remained virtually unknown outside the small community of his devoted followers. As one of the leaders of architectural movement >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785331
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 8.25 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018
Forthcoming

Welcoming the West
Text by Andrea P. Leers.

Japan’s grand resort hotels, built during the era between the Restoration of the Meiji Emperor in 1868 until the outbreak of war in the late 1930s, are some of the most engaging and enduring examples >>more

JOVIS
ISBN 9783868594904
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 8 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

Natee Utarit: Optimism Is Ridiculous
Edited by Demetrio Paparoni.

This monograph offers an up-to-date survey of the work of Thai artist Natee Utarit (born 1970), one of the leading Southeast Asian artists, whose work combines references to Thai myth, folk narrative and politics with >>more

Skira editore
ISBN 9788857235530
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9 x 12.25 in. / 192 pgs / 116 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming

Ranbir Kaleka: Moving Image Works
Edited with text by Hemant Sareen. Text by Kaushik Bhaumik, Lalita Gopalan, Ashish Rajadhyaksha, et al.

This is the first substantial monograph on acclaimed Indian multimedia artist Ranbir Kaleka (born 1953), whose work is born of an unusual overlap between painting and video projection. Five writers reflect on the formal and >>more

Kerber
ISBN 9783735603494
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Flexi, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / 89 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming

Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Edited by Jaap Guldemond, Marente Bloemheuvel. Text by Dana Linssen.

In this volume, Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul (born 1970) sings the praises of the individuality and specificity of particular places, with images that are often at odds with a globalist perspective and with the processes >>more

nai010
ISBN 9789462084155
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming

Chiharu Shiota: Under the Skin
Text by Tereza de Arruda, Pascal Hess, Olaf Reis.

Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota (born 1972) has gained international renown following the presentation of her installation for the Japan Pavilion at the Biennale in Venice in 2015. Everyday objects, mementos and objets trouvés define the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775743532
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018
Forthcoming

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

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

Sascha Weidner: The Far Flowered Shore
Text by Bill Berkson, Kota Ezawa, Satoshi Machiguchi, Mariko Takeuchi.

The Far Flowered Shore explores Japanese culture during cherry-blossom season. Sascha Weidner (1974–2015) made the series in 2013 while staying at Villa Kamogawa in Kyoto. The book is supplemented with texts by American poet Bill >>more

Koenig Books
ISBN 9783960981985
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 84 pgs / 43 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018
Forthcoming

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