fb pixcode

PHOTOGRAPHY SURVEYS | COLLECTIONS | MOVEMENTS | EXHIBITIONS

PUBLISHER
Hatje Cantz

BOOK FORMAT
Clth, 13 x 19 in. / 136 pgs / 60 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2012 p. 125   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783775734370 TRADE
List Price: $150.00 CAD $200.00

AVAILABILITY
Not available

TERRITORY
NA LA

THE FALL 2024 ARTBOOK | D.A.P. CATALOG

Artbook | D.A.P. Catalog Cover Link
Preview our FALL 2024 catalog, featuring more than 500 new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.
  

HATJE CANTZ

Japanese Dream

Text by Monica Maffioli.

Japanese DreamIn July 1863, the photographer Felice Beato arrived at the port city of Yokohama in Japan. He was only 31 years old, but had already established himself as a pioneering figure in the then-nascent field of photography as the first ever war correspondent, and as one of the earliest chroniclers of East Asia, having already documented the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and the Second Opium War in China. If these latter works had seemed to celebrate imperial power, Beato’s Japan photographs marked a venture into another realm entirely. Beato’s portraits of geishas in magnificent kimonos, samurai, sumo wrestlers, and scenes of everyday life and landscapes portrayed the country and its people entirely without condescension. The dignity and grace of his photographic style, as well as his hand-tinting of his images, made an enormous impact on Edo-era Japanese photographers, who found analogies to traditional Japanese woodblock prints in the composition of his images, and Beato established a whole school and style at the close of the nineteenth century. This marvelous and magnificently oversize volume presents an overview of this style, known as the Yokohama school, with beautifully reproduced images by Beato and many others. Japanese Dream also records the last embers of a waning culture just prior to modernity.

Featured image is reproduced from Japanese Dream.

Japanese Dream

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: PHOTOGRAPHY

Night Fever: Film and Photography After Dark

NIGHT FEVER: FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY AFTER DARK

Walther König, Köln

ISBN: 9783753305691
USD $49.95
| CAD $73

Pub Date: 7/2/2024
Active | In stock


Ute Eskildsen & Timm Rautert: Leipzig 1972

UTE ESKILDSEN & TIMM RAUTERT: LEIPZIG 1972

Steidl

ISBN: 9783969992739
USD $75.00
| CAD $115

Pub Date: 10/22/2024
Forthcoming


George Saunders & Joshua Lutz: Orange Blossom Trail

GEORGE SAUNDERS & JOSHUA LUTZ: ORANGE BLOSSOM TRAIL

Image Text Ithaca Press

ISBN: 9781733497152
USD $40.00
| CAD $62 UK £ 35

Pub Date: 8/20/2024
Forthcoming


Will Write Soon

WILL WRITE SOON

Archive of Modern Conflict/Gwinzegal

ISBN: 9791094060452
USD $35.00
| CAD $52 UK £ 30

Pub Date: 10/15/2024
Forthcoming


Peter Hujar Behind the Camera and in the Darkroom

PETER HUJAR BEHIND THE CAMERA AND IN THE DARKROOM

BookCrave Books

ISBN: 9798218371463
USD $50.00
| CAD $71 UK £ 45

Pub Date: 11/12/2024
Forthcoming


The Alhambra Lions

THE ALHAMBRA LIONS

La Fábrica

ISBN: 9788410024106
USD $42.00
| CAD $62 UK £ 36

Pub Date: 10/1/2024
Forthcoming


Photo Against the Machine

PHOTO AGAINST THE MACHINE

JBE Books

ISBN: 9782365680912
USD $25.00
| CAD $35

Pub Date: 00/00/00
Forthcoming


Cinema Cairo Palace

CINEMA CAIRO PALACE

Kaph Books

ISBN: 9786148035630
USD $60.00
| CAD $87.5

Pub Date: 9/10/2024
Forthcoming


Reframing Photography

REFRAMING PHOTOGRAPHY

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

ISBN: 9780878468980
USD $50.00
| CAD $71 UK £ 45

Pub Date: 11/26/2024
Forthcoming


Peter Pfrunder, Iwan Schumacher: Couples

PETER PFRUNDER, IWAN SCHUMACHER: COUPLES

Edition Patrick Frey

ISBN: 9783907236697
USD $60.00
| CAD $87.5

Pub Date: 10/15/2024
Forthcoming


Concentric Circles

CONCENTRIC CIRCLES

Steidl

ISBN: 9783969993750
USD $35.00
| CAD $52

Pub Date: 10/1/2024
Forthcoming


Ken Narula and Rammy Narula: Lost and Found

KEN NARULA AND RAMMY NARULA: LOST AND FOUND

Steidl

ISBN: 9783969993354
USD $45.00
| CAD $65

Pub Date: 10/15/2024
Forthcoming