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Fall 2014 Featured Asian Art & Culture

Yoshitomo Nara: Drawings Text by Masue Kato. Yoshitomo Nara: Drawings focuses on the internationally acclaimed Japanese artist's prolific drawing output of the past 30 years. Rendered in colored pencil and acrylic, Nara's drawings are executed on a variety of paper types, such >>more
Blum & Poe
ISBN 9780966350371
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10 in. / 240 pgs / 225 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
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
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Hbk, 12.5 x 12.5 in. / 108 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Dioramas Text by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Hiroshi Sugimoto (born 1948) began his four-decade-long series Dioramas in 1974, inspired by a trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Surrounded by the museum's elaborate, naturalistic dioramas, Sugimoto realized that >>more
Damiani
ISBN 9788862083270
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Clth, 10.25 x 11.25 in. / 118 pgs / 56 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Longing for the Past Edited by David Murray. Text by Jason Gibbs, David Harnish, Terry E. Miller, David Murray, Tan Sooi Beng, Kit Young. When American and European record companies began recording music in Southeast Asia, their goal was simply to create markets for new phonograph machines. In doing so, they created a rich historical archive of beautiful music >>more
Dust-to-Digital
ISBN 9781938922572
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Slip, hbk, 10 x 6.75 in. / 272 pgs / 143 color / 90 b&w/39 duotone/4 Audio CDs.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
Kevin Bubriski: Images of Nepal 1975-2011 Text by Charles Ramble. In 1975, as a young Peace Corps volunteer, Kevin Bubriski (born 1954) was sent to Nepal's northwest Karnali Zone, the country's remotest and most economically depressed region. He walked the length and breadth of the >>more
Radius Books/Peabody Museum Press
ISBN 9781934435724
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Peter Bialobrzeski: Nail Houses or the Destruction of Lower Shanghai During his travels through China, Peter Bialobrzeski (born 1961) became aware of the constructions known as “nail houses”--derelict houses earmarked for demolition, whose owners refused to vacate. In Nail Houses or the Destruction of Lower >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775738293
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Hbk, 8 x 11.75 in. / 116 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Hiroshi Watanabe: The Day the Dam Collapses Text by Kirsten Rian. The latest body of work from California-based Japanese photographer Hiroshi Watanabe (born 1951), The Day the Dam Collapses consists (unusually for this artist) of digital pictures taken over the past five years (since his son >>more
Daylight Books
ISBN 9780989798112
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Hbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 88 pgs / 66 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Kim Jong Il Looking at Things Edited by João Rocha. Text by Marco Bohr. Comical and bizarre, Kim Jong Il Looking at Things is based upon one of the most followed, shared and imitated monothematic Tumblr blogs in recent years. Created by João Rocha, an art director at an >>more
Jean Boîte Éditions
ISBN 9782365680028
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 192 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Active/In stock
Michael Chow: Recipe for a Painter Text by Donatien Grau, James Lawrence. Interview by Jeffrey Deitch. Michael Chow was born Zhou Yinghua in Shanghai, China, in 1939. At the age of 13 he was abruptly uprooted to England, where he where he lost everything familiar to him; his family, culture and >>more
Pearl Lam Galleries
ISBN 9789881244185
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Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 148 pgs / 103 color / DVD (multi-region).
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Wang Jianwei: Time Temple Text by Thomas J. Berghuis, Gao Shiming, Wang Hui, Wang Jianwei. The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative at the Guggenheim Museum, launched in early 2013, strives to advance the achievements of contemporary Chinese artists by commissioning major pieces that will be exhibited in >>more
Guggenheim Museum
ISBN 9780892075164
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Hbk, 7.5 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Lun*na Menoh: A Ring Around The Collar Introduction by Leslie Dick. For 14 years, Los Angeles–based artist, fashion designer and musician Lun*na Menoh has been exploring the many unexpected possibilities of the dirty shirt collar, producing paintings, sculptures, music, DVDs, performance art and fashion shows inspired >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780985272418
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 48 pgs / 40 color / flexi disc.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Active/In stock
28 Chinese Interview by Juan Roselione-Valadez with Don and Mera Rubell. Text by Ai Weiwei, Chen Wei, Chen Zhou, Fang Lu, He Xiangyu, Hu Qingyan, Hu Xiangqian, Huang Ran, Huang Yong Ping, Lan Zhenghui, Li Ming, Li Ran, Li Shurui, Li Songsong, Li Zhanyang, Liu Chuang, Liu Wei, Qiu Zhijie, Shang Yixin, Wang Guangle, Wang Xingwei, Xie Molin, Xu Zhen, Yan Xing, Zhang Enli, Zhang Huan, Zhao Yao, Zhu Jinshi. Held at the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Florida, 28 Chinese was the culmination of six research trips that the Rubell family made to China between 2001 and 2012, over the course of which they >>more
Rubell Family Collection
ISBN 9780991177004
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Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 260 pgs / 149 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Junya Ishigami Text by Junya Ishigami. For Junya Ishigami (born 1974), architecture is a field of infinite possibilities that affect every area of life, raising existential questions and requiring both scientific and artistic observation. Here, the Japanese architect demonstrates what an >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775737944
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Hbk, 10 x 14.25 in. / 44 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Markus Heinsdorff: Mobile Spaces Text by Knut Göppert, Gottfried Knapp, Klaus-Dieter Lehmann, Christian Schittich. As part of the 2012/2013 touring exhibition Germany in India, 16 pavilion buildings were presented at five Indian megacities. The façades of the pavilions featured the crystalline forms of cut gems, through the use of >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592955
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Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Neighborhood in Motion Edited by Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Yeonhee Park. For the EcoMobility World Festival 2013, the 4,300 residents of the Haenggung-dong neighborhood in Suwon, South Korea, agreed to stop using their cars for a month, removing their vehicles from the quarter and living an >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592948
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Pbk, 9.5 x 8.25 in. / 96 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Tokyo Void Text by Marieluise Jonas, Heike Rahmann. Tokyo's urban landscape is full of contradictions: a densely packed megalopolis, it affords thousands of vacant spaces. This volume explores possibilities for rethinking these spaces in creative ways such as "space agencies" and various architectural >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592726
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
GMP: Qingdao Grand Theater in China Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schütz. This publication examines the significance of China’s Grand Theater in Qingdoa, situated at the foot of the Laoshan Mountains, within the historical context of China’s opera and concert houses. It includes images by architectural photographer >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593211
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.75 in. / 80 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
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: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
GMP: The Hanoi Museum in Vietnam Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schuetz. Designed by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners in 2005, the Hanoi Museum in Vietnam is integrated into a specially designed park, in which visitors can view exhibits from Hanoi’s history and replicated traditional Vietnamese >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593303
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 80 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
GMP: The National Museum of China in Beijing Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schütz, Ma Lidong. Situated on the world-famous Tiananmen Square, and completed in 1959, the National Museum of China represents a milestone in recent Chinese architectural history. With extensive details about the museum's creation, this publication provides a comprehensi >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593204
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.75 in. / 108 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
GMP: The Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in China Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan, Nikolaus Goetze. When the 14th FINA World Championships in swimming were held in Shanghai in 2011, a new sports center, with sports and swimming stadiums, an outdoor swimming pool and a media center, was constructed. This publication >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593334
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 100 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
GMP: The Shenzhen Universiade Center in China Edited by Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schuetz. This volume focuses on the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen, China, created by Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners. With its crystalline and triangular shape, the sports center was designed to replicate the surrounding undulating >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593341
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 100 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
GMP: The State Ballet School in Berlin Edited by Volkwin Marg, Hubert Nienhoff. This publication examines the significance of China's Grand Theater in Qingdoa, situated at the foot of the Laoshan Mountains, within the historical context of China's opera and concert houses. It includes images by architectural photographer >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593327
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 100 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
GMP: The Tianjin Grand Theater in China Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schuetz This volume details the architecture of the remarkable Tianjin Grand Theater in China. The circular form of the roof corresponds to that of the nearby Natural History Museum, creating an architectural dialogue between the earthbound >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868593280
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Clth, 7.5 x 11.5 in. / 80 pgs / 35 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Young Research Forum Edited by Lukas Born. This volume contains a selection of writings from a German research program on the sustainable development of future megacities. Research topics include public transport, water treatments and issues, clean development mechanisms and land use planning. >>more
Jovis
ISBN 9783868592795
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Shooshie Sulaiman Edited by Melanie Pocock. Text by Jenniffa Hanum Dadameah, Christine Gamper, Hammad Nasar, Melanie Pocock, Hasnul J. Saidon, Trevor Smith, Russell Storer, et al. This first monograph on Shooshie Sulaiman (born 1973), a celebrated Malaysian contemporary artist, traces her journey both as an artist and a curator since the late 1990s. Sulaiman is a multimedia artist working in collage, >>more
Kerber
ISBN 9783866789173
US $59.95 CAN $59.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.75 x 11.5 in. / 240 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Song Dong & Yin Xiuzhen: The Way of Chopsticks Edited by Sarah Archer. Text by Sarah Archer, Britta Erickson, Eileen Boris. Interview by Philippe Vergne. This catalogue presents a site-specific collaboration by Chinese artist couple Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen (born 1966 and 1963), in the Wetherill Mansion in Philadelphia. While Song Dong makes use of found objects, film and >>more
Philadelphia Art Alliance
ISBN 9780989704014
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
Ling Jian Edited by Christoph Noe, Lucie Chang. Text by Mark Gisbourne. Living and working in Berlin, Chinese artist Ling Jian (born 1963) paints surreal and sometimes deliberately vulgar large-scale portraits, incorporating images of uniforms, weapons and even bunny ears into his hyper-realistic yet fantastic compositions. >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869840710
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
Chen Haiyan: Carving the Unconscious Edited and with introduction by Britta Erickson. Text by Abby Chen, Chen Haiyan, Britta Erickson, et al. Interview by Britta Erickson, Maya Kóvskaya, Craig L. Yee. Chen Haiyan (born 1955) is remarkable for her subversive rethinking of narrative in the populist and politicized medium of woodcut prints and the fine art of traditional brush painting. This volume surveys her surreal yet >>more
Ink Studio
ISBN 9780615966137
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 160 pgs / 175 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
The No Colors Text by Birgit Donker, Hu Fang, Fimnuala McHugh, Christoph Noe, et al. The art collection of architect and artist William Lim is considered one of Hong Kong's cultural highlights. This publication provides insight into a brilliant multimedia collection and acquaints the reader with a new generation of >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775737883
US $60.00 CAN $60.00 SDNR30
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 392 pgs / 413 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Taewon Jang: Stained Ground Text by Suejin Shin, et al. Korean photographer Taewon Jang (born 1976) documents abandoned steel factories, nuclear reactors, cooling towers, storage containers and oil refineries, in the gray of the dawn, or the red of dusk, by moonlight, in fog or >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775737845
US $55.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 12 x 9.75 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
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