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Spring 2016 Featured Asian Artists & Photographers

Our 2016 book list includes books on Asian artists and photographers Yayoi Kusama, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Nobuyoshi Araki and Song Dong; Asian architects Toyo Ito and SANAA and Megacities Asia; literary titles like Rolling the R's; plus Provoke: Between Protest and Performance, Belladonna of Sadness!

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
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 120 pgs / 47 color / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In 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 | Awaiting stock
Belladonna of Sadness Edited by J.C. Gabel, Jessica Hundley. Belladonna of Sadness, the final film in the adult-oriented Animerama trilogy, is one of the great forgotten masterpieces of Japanese anime. Loosely inspired by Jules Michelet’s 1862 history of witchcraft and the occult, La Sorcière, >>more
Hat & Beard Press/Cinelicious Pics
ISBN 9780996744737
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 220 pgs / 250 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | Forthcoming
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Black Box Text by Iran do Espírito Santo, Philip Larratt-Smith. Hiroshi Sugimoto has explored ideas of time, empiricism and metaphysics through a surreal and formalistic approach since the 1970s. A self-described "habitual self-interlocutor," Sugimoto uses the camera as a bridge between abstract questions and the >>more
Aperture/FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE
ISBN 9781597113595
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 11 in. / 204 pgs / 66 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Hiroshi Sugimoto: The Long Never, Lightning Fields 304 The Long Never is a special-edition book containing 65 works by Hiroshi Sugimoto (born 1948) from five series—Meteorites, Dioramas, Pre Photographic Time Recording Devices, Lightning Fields and Seascapes—and an original text by Jonathan Safran >>more
Damiani
ISBN 9788862084604
US $11000.00 CAN $14300.00 SDNR20
Boxed, Hbk, 10.5 x 14 in. / 140 pgs / 65 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | Forthcoming
A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond Edited with text by Pedro Gadanho, Phoebe Springstubb. Text by Terunobu Fujimori, Taro Igarashi, Julian Worrall. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, A Japanese Constellation focuses on the work of a small group of architects and designers influenced by and gravitating around the architect Toyo >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450097
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Rolling the R's By R. Zamora Linmark. Illuminated by pop fantasies, Donna Summer disco tracks and teen passion, the fiercely earnest characters in Rolling the R’s come to life against a background of burning dreams and neglect in a small 1970s Hawaiian >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030511
US $16.95 CAN $22.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 180 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Nobuyoshi Araki: Eros Diary Nobuyoshi Araki’s (born 1940) Eros Diary is comprised of a series of 77 new black-and-white photographs that break from his traditional ruminations on eroticism and death to reflect more inwardly on the artist’s own life >>more
Anton Kern Gallery
ISBN 9780996725903
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 7 in. / 92 pgs / 10 color / 77 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | Awaiting stock
Kazuma Obara: Silent Histories The postwar “Japanese economic miracle” took place in the wake of incredible destruction—indiscriminate bombing by US forces during the Second World War had destroyed millions of homes, killed 330,000 Japanese citizens and injured 430,000 others. >>more
Editorial RM
ISBN 9788416282302
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Clth, 7 x 10 in. / 162 pgs / 217 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
Yayoi Kusama: In Infinity Edited by Lærke Rydal Jørgensen, Marie Laurberg, Michael Juul Holm. Foreword by Poul Erik Tøjner, et al. Text by Marie Laurberg, Jo Applin, Stefan Würrer, Yayoi Kusama, Signe Marie Ebbe Jacobsen. A non-Western female artist arriving in the US as Pop art and Minimalism were beginning to take shape, Yayoi Kusama (born 1929) was part of these milieus but also remained somewhat outside of them, developing >>more
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788792877529
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 128 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | 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
US $20.00 CAN $26.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 68 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Song Dong Text by Feng Boyi, Song Dong, Leng Lin, Barbara London, Sarina Tang, Philippe Vergne, et al. Square feet of empty toothpaste tubes and bottles of cleaning solution, pencils, balls of wool or shoes—these objects, arranged in neat rows, could be seen at Waste Not, a spectacular installation by Song Dong (born >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740630
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.25 in. / 304 pgs / 548 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In 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
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
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Glass Tea House Mondrian Edited with foreword by David Hrankovic. Preface by Pasquale Gagliardi. Text by Annabelle Selldorf. Glass Tea House Mondrian documents Hirosho Sugimoto's (born 1948) first architectural work in Europe--a tea-house pavilion of extraordinary beauty in a formerly unused space on San Giorgio Island, Venice. After the tea ceremony, visitors exit >>more
Walther König, Koln
ISBN 9783863357498
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 76 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 | In stock
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Glass Tea House Mondrian Edited with foreword by David Hrankovic. Preface by Pasquale Gagliardi. Text by Annabelle Selldorf. Glass Tea House Mondrian documents Hirosho Sugimoto's (born 1948) first architectural work in Europe--a tea-house pavilion of extraordinary beauty in a formerly unused space on San Giorgio Island, Venice. After the tea ceremony, visitors exit >>more
Walther König, Koln
ISBN 9783863357498
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 76 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 | In stock
Glass / Wood: Erieta Attali on Kengo Kuma Photographs by Erieta Attali. The acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma (born 1954) and photographer Erieta Attali complement one another perfectly in terms of their artistic statement: both of them focus on the inclusion of the landscape. It is not >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740869
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 10 in. / 120 pgs / 66 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
Sou Fujimoto: Towards a Non-Intentional Space, Vol. 1 Edited by Hu Fang, Wang Xiaoyu. Text by Hu Fang. Sou Fujimoto (born 1971) is a Japanese architect noted for his delicate light structures and permeable enclosures. In 2014, after three years of research, design and construction, Fujimoto’s studio, Sou Fujimoto Architects, created Mirrored Gardens, >>more
Vitamin Creative Space
ISBN 9783863357726
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 250 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
GMP: The Tianjin West Railway Station in China Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schütz. Tianjin, a harbor city in Northeastern China, represents a central transport hub to the south of Beijing. This publication illuminates the architectural particularities of Tianjin’s West Station, located on the high-speed stretch of railway between >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593525
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 100 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | Forthcoming
Beijing Danwei Edited by Michele Bonino, Filippo de Pieri. A product of socialist city planning, the danwei were city districts in China that combined residential, work and social functions. This publication looks at the history of the danwei as well as future suggestions and >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593822
US $34.95 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 192 pgs / 18 color / 102 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Ha Chonghyun Text by Joan Kee. This publication presents a concise survey of Korean artist Ha Chonghyun (born 1935), a leading figure of Tansaekhwa, the Korean monochrome movement. Ha uses a palette knife to push thick oil paint from behind the >>more
Blum & Poe
ISBN 9780986112812
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 92 pgs / 42 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | Forthcoming
Li Songsong Edited by Hendrik Bündge. Text by Gianfranco Maraniello, Lorenzo Sassoli de Bianchi, et al. Chinese painter Li Songsong (born 1973) repaints political images from media footage and photography, supplanting historical events with his own artistic interpretation. His paintings are characterized by thick, impasto fields, gauged and pockmarked through repetitive >>more
Kerber
ISBN 9783735601650
US $47.50 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.25 x 13 in. / 144 pgs / 53 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Leiko Ikemura: All About Girls and Tigers Edited by Adele Schlombs. Text by David Elliott. For her series All About Girls and Tigers, Japanese artist Leiko Ikemura (born 1951) selected 11 objects from the Cologne Museum’s collection of classical Japanese art to represent in her paintings. This series illustrates Ikemura’s >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863358099
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.75 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 | Awaiting stock
Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho: News from Nowhere Edited by Raphael Gygax, Heike Munder. Text by Urban-Think Tank, et al. In News from Nowhere, Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho (both born 1969) explore a postapocalyptic scenario: humanity has been almost wiped out and is forced to reconsider convictions that may no longer be >>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 | In stock
Chiharu Shiota: Seven Dresses Edited by Andrea Jahn. The Berlin-based Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota (born 1972) creates capacious installations that surround the viewer like a mental space. The artist works with her own body and with found objects such as clothing, shoes and >>more
Kerber
ISBN 9783735601575
US $29.95 CAN $37.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 104 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | Forthcoming
Cody Choi: Culture Cuts Text by Gregor Jansen, Mike Kelley, Kumi Sang, John C. Welchman. Korean-born American artist Cody Choi (born 1961) works in a plethora of media—painting, sculpture, neon lighting, installation, ink drawing and computer graphics. Culture Cuts addresses cultural conflicts between the Western and Eastern hemispheres, as well >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863357795
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Clth, 8.5 x 11 in. / 148 pgs / 97 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/26/2016 | In stock
Alejandro Chaskielberg: Otsuchi Foreword by Daido Moriyama. This publication documents the effects of the tsunami in Otsuchi, Japan, in 2011. Argentinian photographer Alejandro Chaskielberg (born 1977) places family photographs of inhabitants found after the tsunami in dialogue with images of survivors amidst >>more
Editorial RM
ISBN 9788416282289
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 112 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Contemporary Korean Photography Edited by Suejin Shin. The 77 photographers selected in this project observe and interpret social and cultural changes in Korea from their own perspectives. Korea is expressed through portraits, cityscapes, records of daily life and digitally reconstructed works by, >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740401
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 600 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | Forthcoming
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