Spring 2017 Featured Asian Artists & Photographers

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

The Secret Room By Kazim Ali. Kazim Ali’s wildly inventive novel The Secret Room asks: how does one create a life of meaning in the face of loneliness and alienation from one’s own family, culture or even sense of self?
In the >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030184
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 184 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
The Flayed City By Hari Alluri.

Hari Alluri has been described by US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera as a writer who "carries a new, quiet brush of multi-currents, of multi-worlds to paint this holographic life-scape." In The Flayed City, he >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030474
US $16.95 CAN $22.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5.25 x 8 in. / 88 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock

So Many Olympic Exertions By Anelise Chen. Blending elements of memoir and sports writing, Anelise Chen’s debut novel is an experimental work that perhaps most resembles what the ancient Greeks called hyponemata, or “notes to the self,” in the form of observations, >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030351
US $17.95 CAN $23.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 | Forthcoming
Accomplice to Memory By Q.M. Zhang. In Accomplice to Memory, Q.M. Zhang pieces together the mystery of her father’s exodus from China to the US during the two decades of civil and world war leading up to the 1949 revolution. But >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030528
US $21.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 352 pgs / 7 color / 135 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock
Stolen Oranges By Max Yeh. In locations ranging from the archives of Imperial China to a rare book shop in Mexico City, a Chinese American historian discovers six anonymous documents in Spanish and Chinese, and constructs them into a years-long >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030504
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 184 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/22/2017 | Forthcoming
Shio Kusaka: 3 This is the first monograph on Japanese born, Los Angeles–based artist Shio Kusaka (born 1972), who adorns her ceramics with marks, grids, stripes and various scenes, inscribed into the vessels or delineated by color. Her >>more
Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607373
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Clth, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 96 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | Awaiting stock
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: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Snow White This luxurious, silk-bound limited edition presents highlights from Sugimoto’s beloved Theaters series
Published in an edition of 400 signed and numbered copies, Snow White is a unique collector’s edition book containing 75 artworks by Hiroshi Sugimoto (born 1948). >>more
Damiani/Matsumoto Editions
ISBN 9788862085205
US $750.00 CAN $975.00 SDNR30
Slip, clth, 10.5 x 14 in. / 160 pgs / 75 tritone.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Jiro Takamatsu Text by Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Jordan Carter, Jiro Takamatsu. Pioneering conceptualist Jiro Takamatsu (1936–98), a major influence on the artists of the Mono-ha movement, had a career that spanned 40-plus years, during which time his considerable influence as an artist, theorist and teacher extended >>more
Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753118
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.75 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
On Kawara: 1966 Introduction by Joost De Clercq, Tommy Simoens. Text by Jonathan Watkins. On Kawara (1932–2014) is one of the most important and most radical artists of our time. His oeuvre is consumed with time and place, and he has produced a body of work that is dizzying >>more
ISBN 9789491819292
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 10.25 in. / 176 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Yoshitomo Nara: Shallow Puddles Text by Shigemi Takahashi. Shallow Puddles brims with full-color, detailed images of Yoshitomo Nara’s (born 1959) titular series. These paintings are executed on shallow circular dishes, covered with small square patches of canvas, and seemingly create portals to a >>more
Blum & Poe
ISBN 9780986112850
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 64 pgs / 29 color.
Pub Date: 01/24/2017 | Awaiting stock
Karolin Klüppel: Kingdom of Girls Text by Andrea Jeska. The pictures in German photographer Karolin Klüppel’s (born 1985) new monograph, Kingdom of Girls, are distinguished by their contemplative aesthetic. The girls’ faces reveal the lifeworld and culture of the Khasi, an indigenous people in >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775742061
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.25 in. / 92 pgs / 38 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Jason Sangik Noh: Biography of Cancer Preface by Suejin Shin. Text by Francois Hébel. South Korean surgeon Jason Sangik Noh specializes in cancer treatment. Parallel to his medical career, he pursues photography. Biography of Cancer, a mixture of hand-written diagnoses, analysis results, graphs and photos, combines a scientific approach >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775742146
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Liu Zheng: Dream Shock Edited with text by Mark Holborn. Liu Zheng (born 1969) is one of the few Chinese photographers whose work has reached the West. The exhibition of his extensive series The Chinese at ICP in New York in 2004 and the accompanying >>more
ISBN 9783958292673
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Clth, 11.5 x 12 in. / 108 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Tadao Ando: Château La Coste Text by Philip Jodidio. The Château La Coste in Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, near Aix-en-Provence, is a working vineyard, and, since 2004, a destination for a world-class collection of modern and contemporary art and architecture. For the past decade, the vineyard >>more
Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330020057
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Ren Ri Edited with text by Bettina Ruhrberg. Text by Andreas Bee. Ren Ri (born 1984) works with live bees, creating beeswax sculptures and videos in a process of planned coincidence; one piece, Yuansu I (2007–11), features bees building maps out of honeycomb. This monograph provides an >>more
ISBN 9783735602152
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 96 pgs / 64 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Jae Ko: Flow Text by Valerie Cassel Oliver. Korean artist Jae Ko (born 1961) works in fiber, transforming ordinary materials like paper and vinyl cords into extraordinary sculptural objects. Her work ranges from discrete wall reliefs and small sculptures to monumental installations. Flow >>more
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
ISBN 9781933619606
US $9.95 CAN $12.50 FLAT40
Flexi, 5.25 x 9.25 in. / 72 pgs / 31 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Chung Sang-Hwa Text by Tim Griffin. Poem by Yuko Otomo. Working since the late 1960s, Korean artist Chung Sang-Hwa (born 1932) has used the canvas as a site for ritual and process, typified in the 1973 masterpiece "Untitled 73-12-11"—a tall canvas comprised of faint vertical >>more
Dominique Lévy/Greene Naftali
ISBN 9781944379070
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 100 pgs / 42 color / 11 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/24/2017 | In stock
Lee Jin Woo Text by Philippe Filliot, Helena Staub. Korean-born, Paris-based painter Lee Jin Woo takes an unusual approach, superimposing layer upon layer of traditional Korean paper, hanji, with figures in ink, natural pigments or coarsely crushed charcoal in between. This monograph presents his >>more
ISBN 9782330065836
US $43.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
The Crocodile in the Pond Edited with text by Gertrud Aeschlimann, Heinz Aeschlimann. This volume surveys 11 Chinese artists born between the ‘60s and ‘90s, working in installation, photography and new media: Birdhead, Chen Xiaoyun, Han Feng, Jiang Pengyi, Lu Lei, Shao Yi, Shi Yong, Sun Xun, Xu >>more
ISBN 9783735602763
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 96 pgs / 51 color / 61 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Patrick Zachmann: So Long, China Text by Patrick Zachmann. Here, French photographer Patrick Zachmann (born 1955), who has documented shifts in Chinese culture since the early 1980s, creates a portrait of the country in both color and black and white, tracing transformations of urban >>more
Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365110938
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 592 pgs / 170 color / 175 duotone.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | Awaiting 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
Warm Modernity: Indian Architecture Building Democracy Edited by Maddalena d'Alfonso. Text by Paolo Brescia, Elisa Fiscon, Jacopo Galli, Rahul Mehrotra, Anna Nurra, Ingrid Paoletti. A fascinating chapter in modernist architecture and city planning took place in India under the guidance of German architect Otto Koenigsberger and other polymath figures such as Le Corbusier, Ernst May, Hermann Jansen, Fritz Schumacher, >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836634354
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 224 pgs / 100 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock

the art world's source for books on art & culture


212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST


800 338 2665



Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.

All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.


The D.A.P. Catalog