Fall 2016 Featured Asian Artists & Photographers

Featured Asian artist favorites from the Fall 2016 ARTBOOK | D.A.P. catalogue include Steidl's gorgeous, 500-page The Japanese Photobook, 1912-1980; MFA Boston's monograph presenting lost manga drawings by Hokusai, reproduced for the first-time as a stand-alone volume; the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's pairing of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Little Mermaid” (1839) and the drawings of Yayoi Kusama’s Love Forever series; monographs on photographers Masao Yamamoto, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Su Bo; Errata Editions’ Long Live the Glorious May 7 Directive, a propaganda photobook originally published in 1971, extolling the virtues of Mao’s communist ideology; the first definitive English-language monograph on Kazuo Shiraga, published by Dominique Lévy/Axel Vervoordt Gallery; Steidl's Dayanita Singh: Museum Bhavan, consisting of 10 individual “museums” in book form; plus titles featuring The Propeller Group, Samuel Zuder, Kenro Izu, Nalini Malani, Danh Vő, Xu Zhen and more.

The Japanese Photobook, 1912–1980 Edited by Manfred Heiting. Text by Ryuichi Kaneko, Duncan Forbes, Matthew S. Witkovsky.

From pictorialism to Provoke: the most extensive history of Japanese photobooks ever published

The Japanese Photobook, 1912–1980 illustrates the development of photography as seen in photo publications in Japan--from the early influence of European and American >>more
ISBN 9783958291768
US $145.00 CAN $180.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.5 x 11.25 in. / 516 pgs / 3,000 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2016 | Forthcoming

Hokusai’s Lost Manga Text by Sarah E. Thompson.

An unpublished masterpiece of observational cartooning from the peerless Japanese visionary

A mysterious volume advertised in 1823 as Master Iitsu’s Chicken-Rib Picture Book was likely meant to be a continuation of Hokusai’s famous Manga series, but >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468263
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 7.75 in. / 248 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock

The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen & Yayoi Kusama Edited by Lćrke Rydal Jřrgensen, Marie Laurberg, Michael Juul Holm.

Kusama's delicate drawings both illustrate and interpret Hans Christian Andersen's tale

Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Little Mermaid” (1839), a story about a girl from the sea who followed her dreams and suffered a disastrous >>more
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788792877598
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 13 in. / 96 pgs / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Theaters Text by Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Sugimoto's luminous photographs of classic movie theaters and drive-ins

In the late 1970s, as Hiroshi Sugimoto was defining his artistic voice, he posed a question to himself: “Suppose you shoot a whole movie in a single >>more
Damiani/Matsumoto Editions
ISBN 9788862084772
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock

Yamamoto Masao: Tori

The master of the silent moment trains his lens on his lifelong obsession: birds

As a small boy growing up in the Japanese countryside, photographer Masao Yamamoto enjoyed looking up at the sky. From his classroom >>more
Radius Books
ISBN 9781942185130
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 160 pgs / 60 duotone.
Pub Date: 01/24/2017 | Forthcoming

Long Live the Glorious May 7 Directive Text by Carol Yinghua Lu, Liu Ding, Shuxia Chen. Long Live the Glorious May 7 Directive, published in 1971, is one of the key propaganda photobooks of Chairman Mao Zedong’s infamous Cultural Revolution. Illustrated with both color and black-and-white photographs taken by uncredited photographers, >>more
Errata Editions
ISBN 9781935004424
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 140 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | Forthcoming
Kazuo Shiraga Text by Koichi Kawasaki, Ming Tiampo, John Rajchman, et al. This volume presents the oeuvre of Gutai artist Kazuo Shiraga (1924–2008), discussing the influences of both Western action painting and ancient Japanese Buddhist ritual. With previously unpublished material, including a facsimile of his scrapbook, it >>more
Dominique Lévy/Axel Vervoordt Gallery
ISBN 9780986060687
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 296 pgs / 152 color / 50 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 | In stock
The Propeller Group Edited by Naomi Beckwith. Foreword by Claudia Schmuckli. Text by Naomi Beckwith, Cesar Garcia, et al. The Propeller Group--an artist team made up of Phunam, Matt Lucero and Tuan Andrew Nguyen, and based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam--blurs the boundaries between fine art and media production, in much the same >>more
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
ISBN 9780996211628
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 120 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 06/14/2016 | In stock
Samuel Zuder: Face to Faith In 2012, Samuel Zuder (born 1965) set out to photograph one of the most sacred places in the world. According to legend, the 12th-century yogi Milarepa was the only one to have scaled it, although >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741507
US $85.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.25 x 13 in. / 192 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2016 | Forthcoming
Kenro Izu: Eternal Light Text by Juhi Saklani. Kenro Izu’s (born 1949) Eternal Light is a record of Indian spirituality. In Varanasi, known as the Indian “City of Light,” Izu photographed festivals, rituals and cremations as well as portraying individual experiences of joy >>more
Steidl/Howard Greenberg Library, New York
ISBN 9783958291904
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11 in. / 216 pgs / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | Forthcoming
Views of Japan Edited by Manfred Heiting. Text by Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz. Most collectors have their own unique attractions and approaches to the objects of their collecting. This volume features the adventures of Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck, two renowned filmmakers--with such writing credits as Indiana Jones >>more
ISBN 9783958291775
US $80.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hbk, 13.5 x 9.75 in. / 144 pgs / 120 color & b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2016 | Forthcoming
Dayanita Singh: Museum Bhavan Interviews by Aveen Sen, Gerhard Steidl. With Museum Bhavan, Dayanita Singh (born 1961) forges a new space between publishing and the museum, an experience where books have the same--if not greater--artistic value as prints hanging on a gallery wall. Consisting of >>more
ISBN 9783958291614
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 vols, 3.5 x 5.5 in. / 298 pgs / 241 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2016 | Forthcoming
Nalini Malani: In Medias Res Text by Mieke Bal. This book explores the new language that Indian artist Nalini Malani (born 1946) has been developing since early this century with her shadow plays. The result is an extremely powerful application of the idea of >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741460
US $70.00 CAN $90.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 440 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Dansaekhwa with Lee Ufan Edited by Yongwoo Lee. Introduction by Lee Ufan. Foreword by Hyunsook Lee. The exhibition Dansaekhwa at the 2015 Venice Biennale showcased the works of key masters who defined the art movement’s development in the 1970s. This catalogue focuses on the Korean minimalist painter and sculptor Lee Ufan >>more
Kukje Gallery
ISBN 9788992233774
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 82 pgs / 16 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 | In stock
Dansaekhwa Edited with introduction by Yongwoo Lee. Foreword by Jean Boghossian. Text by Doryun Chong, Jeremy Lewison, et al. Dansaekhwa is an artistic approach founded on the experiences of those who participated in the first generation of Korean modernism. Among those compiled in this beautiful and substantial catalogue are Chung Chang-Sup, Chung Sang-Hwa, Ha >>more
Kukje Gallery
ISBN 9788992233767
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 320 pgs / 160 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 | In stock
Danh Vő: Ydob eht ni mraw si ti Edited by Yilmaz Dziewior. From 2011 to 2013, Vietnamese artist Danh Vő (born 1975) built a full-scale replica of the Statue of Liberty in 267 pieces, which was installed in New York (among other locations) to much acclaim. Here, >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783863358822
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.75 x 10.75 in. / 112 pgs / 40 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/14/2016 | In stock
Danh Vő: Relics Text by Andrew Berardini. In Relics, Andrew Berardini explores the work of Danh Vő (born 1975) to show how art gives utterance to history’s shadows upon our lives. Inspired by an exhibition in Mexico City, Berardini’s deeply personal investigation >>more
Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867491414
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 100 pgs / 15 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | Forthcoming
Xu Zhen: Corporate Text by Christopher Moore, Petra Pölzl, Philip Tinari. Interviews by Karin Bucher Trantow. Preface by Peter Pakesch, Karin Bucher Trantow. This publication is the first monograph on Chinese sculptor Xu Zhen (born 1977), focusing on works produced in conjunction with his art firm Madeln Company from 2009 to the present. >>more
Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903004511
US $38.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 100 pgs / 85 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
A Beautiful Disorder: Chinese Sculpture Meets English Horticulture Text by Clare Hindle, Ella Liao, Claire Shea, Wenny Teo, et al. With this catalogue, the Cass Sculpture Foundation in Sussex, England, unveils an exhibition of newly commissioned sculptures by 19 contemporary artists from Greater China. The book accompanies the works as they travel from China to >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741309
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 304 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | Forthcoming
Su Bo: Yoyo Text by Su Bo, Meike Su. Using analogue photography, Chinese photographer Su Bo (born 1978) investigates the multifaceted interplay of form and color in our everyday lives. His still lifes, of such benign objects as a single flower petal or a >>more
ISBN 9783735601933
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 10.75 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 79 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | Forthcoming

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