Asian Art



Asia Society Triennial
Edited by Alexandra Chang, Boom Hui Tam, Michelle Yum.

Produced for the inaugural edition of the Triennial, this fully illustrated catalog documents the exhibition in stunning detail through critical essays and works by over 40 contemporary Asian and Asian American artists and artist groups >>more

ISBN 9788857243832
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Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 256 pgs / 65 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/22/2022 Awaiting stock

Chen Yufan & Chen Yujun: Mulan River
Text by Fang Zhiling, Bao Dong, Lu Mingjun.

Since 2007, brothers Chen Yufan (born 1973) and Chen Yujun (born 1976) have been working on the ongoing Mulan River Project, a sculptural environment. Known as the “mother river,” the Mulan River runs near their >>more

ISBN 9783735607270
US $56.00 CAN $78.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 208 pgs / 107 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock

Cody Choi: Mr. Hard Mix Master
Text by Bartomeu Marí, Su Wei.

Los Angeles and Seoul-based artist Cody Choi (born 1961) responds to the global collision of cultures. Pitting Rococo against traditional Chinese sources in his paintings, adding a riff on Rodin’s Thinker and a youthful dance >>more

Holzwarth Publications
ISBN 9783947127276
US $60.00 CAN $84.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 104 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock

Do Ho Suh: Works on Paper at STPI
Text by Martin Coomer, Allegra Pesenti, Sarah Suzuki, Do Ho Suh.

A sculptor and installation artist, Korean-born Do Ho Suh (born 1962) is best known for his full-scale fabric works in which he meticulously reimagines the architectural space of his past homes and studios. Since collaborating >>more

DelMonico Books/STPI
ISBN 9781942884866
US $95.00 CAN $133.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 15.5 in. / 280 pgs / 320 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2021 In stock

Genji: The Prince and the Parodies
By Sarah E. Thompson.

Lady Murasaki’s Tale of Genji has delighted readers for more than 1,000 years and inspired writers to create numerous parodies. Artists have responded with a rich parallel tradition illustrating the courtly intrigues, love affairs and >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468836
US $45.00 CAN $58.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 11/09/2021 Awaiting stock

Giovanna Silva: Imeldific
Introduction by Christodoulos Panayotou.

Milan-based publisher and photographer Giovanna Silva (born 1980) investigates the impact of politician and former First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos of the Philippines through the ostentatious architectural projects she envisioned and funded.


Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867494187
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 4 x 6 in. / 96 pgs / 78 color.
Pub Date: 03/30/2021 In stock

Hayao Miyazaki
By Jessica Niebel. Foreword by Toshio Suzuki. Text by Pete Docter, Daniel Kothenschulte.

For over four decades, Hayao Miyazaki has been enchanting audiences of all ages. His animated films, often featuring children navigating unfamiliar and challenging worlds, offer timeless explorations of youth and what it means to grow >>more

DelMonico Books/Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
ISBN 9781942884811
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.75 in. / 288 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 09/07/2021 Awaiting stock

Hiroshi Sugimoto & Tomoyuki Sakakida: Old Is New
Text by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Tomoyuki Sakakida, New Material Research Laboratory. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto.

The architectural practice of Hiroshi Sugimoto and Tomoyuki Sakakida is informed by a simple paradox: “the oldest things are the newest.” In 2008, Sugimoto and Sakakida founded New Material Research Laboratory with an aim to >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786468
US $65.00 CAN $91.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 416 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 05/11/2021 In stock

Hélène Binet: The Walls of Suzhou Gardens
Text by Juhani Pallasmaa.

In the classical gardens of Suzhou in China, surface transforms into space and walls become landscapes. In her journey through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, London-based Swiss French photographer Hélène Binet (born 1959) captures the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786604
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Clth, 8 x 10 in. / 64 pgs / 12 color / 19 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/30/2021 In stock

Leiko Ikemura: In Praise of Light
Edited with text by Hannes Langbein, Alexander Ochs. Text by Leiko Ikemura, Nicola Kuhn, Friedhelm Mennekes, Pia Müller-Tamm.

Leiko Ikemura’s (born 1951) 2020 exhibition project In Praise of Light at St Matthew’s Church in Berlin initiates a dialogue in paintings on glass and canvas, sculptures and a light installation filling the apse of >>more

ISBN 9783735607386
US $42.00 CAN $58.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 96 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 04/13/2021 In stock

Makoto Fujiwara: Stone and Makoto
Text by Makoto Fujiwara, Thor Lundh, Uta Peyer-Prantl.

Japanese sculptor Makoto Fujiwara (1938–2019) is best known for his stone work, frequently produced at monumental scales. Here, he looks back at his work and life in short autobiographical anecdotes.


Edition Patrick Frey
ISBN 9783907236161
US $50.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 10.5 x 9.75 in. / 160 pgs / 40 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/14/2021 Awaiting stock

Masao Yamamoto: Small Things in Silence
Text by Masao Yamamoto, Jacobo Siruela.

Japanese photographer Masao Yamamoto trained as an oil painter before discovering that photography was the ideal medium for the theme that most interested him—the ability of the image to evoke memories.

Small Things in Silence surveys >>more

ISBN 9788417975012
US $60.00 CAN $84.00 FLAT40
Clth, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 132 pgs / 94 color.
Pub Date: 05/04/2021 In stock

The Indian Files
Edited by Clément Dirié, Shanay Jhaveri. Text by Shanay Jhaveri, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Edited by Shanay Jhaveri, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Assistant Curator of South Asian Art, this book is a much-needed volume about the Indian art scene. Conversations with M.F. Husain, Gulam Mohammed Sheik, Geeta >>more

ISBN 9783037645000
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Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 216 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/04/2022 Awaiting stock

The Ramayana of Hamida Banu Begum
Edited with text by John Seyller, Marika Sardar, Audrey Truschke.

The influence of the beloved Indian epic poem The Ramayana is global. Translated into Persian from Sanskrit and illustrated with 56 paintings, the manuscript presented here is a remarkable example of its impact.


Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836645466
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 192 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 04/20/2021 Out of stock

Youjin Yi: Fusion
Edited by Melitta Kliege, Tanja Pol. Text by Melitta Kliege. Interview by Sool Park.

Korean artist Youjin Yi (born 1980) is known for her painterly landscapes occupied by people, animals, objects and hybrid beings. This bilingual monograph brings together over 150 of her images from recent years.


Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903320727
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 158 color.
Pub Date: 04/13/2021 In stock

Yves Klein: Japan
Text by Terhi Génévrier-Tausti, Denys Riout.

Yves Klein (1928–62) first traveled to Japan as a young man in 1952, motivated primarily by his interest in judo. During his 15 months abroad, Klein had numerous important creative and philosophical revelations that culminated >>more

ISBN 9782373720860
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 292 pgs / 100 color / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 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
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 260 pgs / 149 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 In stock

Ai Weiwei: Life Cycle
Edited by Stacey Allan. Text by Martin Shaw.

Ai Weiwei (born 1957) is recognized around the globe for his conceptual installations that generate dialogue between the contemporary world and traditional Chinese modes of thought and production. Ai’s multifaceted installation at the Marciano Art >>more

Marciano Art Foundation
ISBN 9780999221525
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 64 pgs / 25 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 Out of stock

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World
By Alexandra Munroe with Philip Tinari, Hou Hanru. Text by Jane DeBevoise, Katherine Grube, Lu Mingjun, Stephanie H. Tung, Anthony Yung, Xiaorui Zhu-Nowell.

Published on the occasion of the largest exhibition of contemporary art from China ever mounted in North America, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World explores >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892075287
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 324 pgs / 225 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 Out of stock

Arts of Japan: MFA Highlights
Edited by Anne Nishimura Morse. The MFA's holdings of Japanese art make up the finest and most comprehensive collection outside of Japan. This stunning overview features many of the collection's best-known and most beloved works, including such rare paintings as >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467143
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Paperback, 7 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 175 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 In stock

Arts of Korea: MFA Highlights
Text by Jane Portal, Suhyung Kim. Arts of Korea celebrates historical Korean art through 100 works from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The MFA has one of the finest collections of Korean art outside of East Asia, >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467884
US $22.50 CAN $31.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2013 In stock

As Seen 2
Text by Karen Smith. This catalogue includes works from 36 artists, from avant-garde pioneers Gu Dexin, Geng Jianyi, Chen Zhen and Xu Bing, to those at the forefront of the younger generation like Liu Wei, Yang Fudong, Li Songsong, >>more

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art/Hinabook/World Publishing Company, Beijing
ISBN 9787510058332
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 219 pgs / 9 b&w / 152 duotone.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Out of stock

Asian Art
Text by William Southworth, Anna Slaczka, Jan van Campen, Menno Fitski, et al. This collection book presents 119 highlights from the Asian arts in the Rijksmuseum. Treasures from India, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan and China are introduced in essays by expert curators. With a particular focus on export >>more

nai010 publishers/Rijksmuseum
ISBN 9789071450945
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 320 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 In stock

Edited by Anna Hofbauer, Bianca Regl. Preface by Clemens Roesch. Text by Ami Barak, Meta Marina Beeck, Katerina Cerny. Contributions by Sonja Alhäuser, Ole Aselmann, Hannes Boeck.

BLACKBRIDGE OFF offers a comprehensive look at the eponymous exhibition space’s eight years of operation in the Heiqiao district of Beijing, between 2010 and 2017, when the area was demolished. This bilingual collection of texts >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903228467
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 540 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Cai Guo-Qiang and Pompeii
Edited with text by Jérome Neutres. Text by Achille Bonito Oliva, Jurgen Shilling. Interview by Jérome Neutres.

In 2019, New York–based Chinese artist Cai-Guo Qiang (born 1957) was invited to create a work of art in the amphitheater of the Pompeii archaeological site. Inspired by the fate of the ancient Roman city, >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836640591
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 176 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

Capturing the Moment
Edited with text by Xiaohui Guo. Text by Alexandra Grimmer, Mingjun Lu.

Capturing the Moment presents selected works from the BMCA Collection, dedicated to the exhibition of young Chinese artists. Texts by London-based curator Xiaohui Guo, Swedish curator Alexandra Grimmer and Chinese art historian Mingjun Lu offer >>more

ISBN 9783735605498
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 264 pgs / 154 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock

Text by Jean-Marc Decrop, Jerome Sans.

The first book to focus on Chinese artists born in the 1980s, exploring the advent of a new generation appearing on the national and international scenes.

This visionary, forward-looking selection of twenty young artists is the >>more

ISBN 9788857222523
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 05/19/2015 In stock

China Welcomes You
Edited by Peter Pakesch. Foreword by Katrin Bucher Trantow. In this text-heavy volume, works by Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, Duan Jianyu, Feng Mengbo, Guo Fengyi, Hu Xiaoyuan, Liu Wei, Lu Hao, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Wang Jianwei, Xie Nanxing, Xu Zhen, Yang Fudong, >>more

Walther König/Kunsthaus Graz
ISBN 9783865602718
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 FLAT40
Paperback, 11.5 x 8.75 in. / 175 pgs / 40 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/15/2008 In stock

Facing India
Edited by Ralf Beil, Uta Ruhkamp. Text and interview by Urvashi Butalia, Roobina Karode.

In Facing India, the multimedia works of seven female Indian artists focus on borders in Indian society, whether related to gender, territory, ecology or religion. The artists are Vibha Galhotra, Shilpa Gupta, Bharti Kher, Prajakta >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775744010
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Fiona Tan: Disassembling the Archive
Edited by Michael Maranda. Text by Philip Monk. Exceptionally well designed, engaging and mysterious, Disassembling the Archive is a quasi-fictional correspondence with the Amsterdam-based, Indonesia-born artist Fiona Tan. It departs from interpretations of postcolonial identity issues in Tan's work to trace the implications >>more

Art Gallery of York University
ISBN 9780921972457
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Hardback, 6 x 9 in. / 232 pgs / 29 color / 99 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 In stock

Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo
Text by Kazuko Todate, Anne Nishimura Morse. The blossoming of contemporary crafts in Japan that began in the twentieth century is rooted in a long and rich tradition of exquisite design and technical accomplishment. Featuring some 100 works by close to 60 >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468058
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Pbk, 10.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 In stock

Haegue Yang: Anthology 2006–2018
Edited by Bruna Roccasalva. Contributions by Lars Bang Larsen, Nicolas Bourriaud, Binna Choi, Doryun Chong, T. J. Demos, Yilmaz Dziewior, Patricia Falguières, Eungie Joo, Tom McDonough, Ute Meta Bauer, Bart van der Heide, Anne M. Wagner.

South Korean artist Haegue Yang (born 1971) uses a wide array of mediums—ranging from paper collage, video essays and performative sculptures to large-scale installations—to create images and experiences in which people, places and things are >>more

ISBN 9788857239774
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 90 color / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/25/2019 In stock

He Xiangyu: Yellow Book
Text by Yuka Kadoi, Neha Vermani, Carl Vadivella Belle, Johannes Pommeranz, Abdulkarim G. Mairiga, Minna Salami, Robyn Williams, Sabine Doran, Lianming Wang, Yue Sun, Liza Wing Man Kam, Xuansu Zhang, Maryan Abdulkarim, Mi You, Rosalind Chou.

In 2016, Berlin-based Chinese artist He Xiangyu (born 1986) began producing an encyclopedic collection of the meanings and functions of lemons and the color yellow. This Japanese-bound monograph collects a number of these writings, presented >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745376
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 448 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Portraits
Text by Maria Morris Hambourg.

At first glance, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographic portrait of King Henry VIII of England is arresting: Sugimoto’s camera has captured the tactility of Henry’s furs and silks, the elaborate embroidery of his doublet, the light reflecting >>more

Damiani/MW Editions
ISBN 9788862085823
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 11 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock

History Has Failed Us, But No Matter
Edited with text by Hyunjin Kim. Text by Mi You, Soo Ryon Yoon, Je Yun Moon, et al.

Published for the 58th Venice Biennale, History Has Failed Us, but No Matter explores the history of modernization in East Asia through the lens of gender and the agency of tradition, in the work of >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493777
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 143 pgs / 96 color / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

Text by Sarah E. Thompson, Joan Wright, Philip Meredith. Katsushika Hokusai remains one of Japan's most popular and influential artists. This handy volume presents the wide range of Hokusai's artistic production in terms of one of his most remarkable characteristics: his intellectual ingenuity. It >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468256
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 135 color.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 In stock

Hokusai’s Landscapes
Text by Sarah E. Thompson.

The best known of all Japanese artists, Katsushika Hokusai was active as a painter, book illustrator and print designer throughout his 90-year lifespan. Yet his most famous works—the color woodblock landscape prints issued in series—were >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468669
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

Hong Kong Eye
Edited by Chang Tsong-Zung, Serenella Ciclitira.

A richly illustrated catalog dedicated to multidisciplinary contemporary art. After Korean Eye, Korean Eye 2, and Indonesian Eye, the collector and editor Serenella Ciclitira turns her interest and studies to a multidisciplinary contemporary art showing >>more

ISBN 9788857214610
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 412 pgs / 550 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2013 Out of stock

I'm Not There: New Art from Asia
Edited by Cecilia Alemani. I'm Not There: New Art from Asia is a new sourcebook of contemporary art east of the Ural Mountains, looking at artists from Afghanistan to Japan. More than 80 contributors have proposed names of emerging >>more

The Gwangju Biennale Foundation
ISBN 9788987719115
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 560 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010 Out of stock

Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India
Text by Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, Julia Tugwell.

(Due to the development of firearms during that period, these dynasties are commonly referred to as the “Gunpowder Empires.”) Focusing on carpets as the primary medium, the volume also features manuscripts, metalwork, ceramics and more. >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836636174
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

India: Art Now
Text by Christian Gether, Stine Høholt, Ranjit Hoskoté, et al. Contemporary art in India has enjoyed a tremendous flourishing since the early 1990s, thanks in part to the country’s economic growth and the increased availability of media technology. As Indian artists establish an ever-stronger presence >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775734110
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 In stock

Indonesian Eye
By Serenella Ciclitira.

Indonesian contemporary art is leading Southeast Asia’s contemporary art market. It reflects dynamic historical, economic, and social change of modern Indonesia, which has the fourth largest population in the world. This book presents the most >>more

ISBN 9788857210759
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 376 pgs / 528 color.
Pub Date: 06/12/2012 In stock

Kakemono: Five Centuries of Japanese Painting
Edited by Matthi Forrer.

Spanning Japanese painting from the 16th to the 19th centuries, this thrilling volume presents a selection of 120 kakemonos from the Perino collection in Italy.

The kakemono (literally “hanging thing”) is a Japanese painting or calligraphy, >>more

ISBN 9788857243795
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 10.5 in. / 208 pgs / 150 color / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/15/2020 In stock

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 $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 In stock

Kenya Hara: Designing Japan

As Art Director for Muji since 2002, Japanese graphic designer Kenya Hara (born 1958) and his aesthetic of pared-back, beautifully functional objects has taken the world by (quiet) storm. With Kenya Hara: Designing Japan, the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786116
US $35.00 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 7.25 in. / 208 pgs / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/29/2019 In stock

Kim Beom
Edited by Jacob Fabricius.

In his series Water from Ganges River in the Cup Made with Newspaper from Congo, Seoul-based multimedia artist Kim Beom (born 1963) comically and intelligently addresses humanity’s central existential questions. Sculptures, prints, photographs, paintings and >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745598
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 128 pgs / 83 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock

Koki Tanaka: Vulnerable Histories (An Archive)
Edited with text by Heike Munder. Text by Woohi Chung, Christian Hofer, Elsa Himmer, Koki Tanaka, Tong-Hyon Han.

Since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese artist Koki Tanaka (born 1975) has documented staged participatory actions through photography and video. Presented in this book, Tanaka’s latest project explores pressing issues from his native country >>more

ISBN 9783037645307
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Korean Eye
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira.

The most influential and significant work on Korean contemporary art and artists to date. Following the huge success of Korean Eye: Moon Generation, the first international exhibition of Korean contemporary art, Skira publishes a book >>more

ISBN 9788857204673
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 9.5 in. / 390 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 10/12/2010 Out of stock

Korean Eye 2
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira.

A fully illustrated book to help shape our understanding of works by contemporary Korean artists. Founded in 2008 by Serenella and David Ciclitira, Korean Eye is a philanthropic movement to promote emerging Korean artists internationally. >>more

ISBN 9788857214603
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 352 pgs / 469 color.
Pub Date: 09/24/2013 In stock

Korean Eye 2020
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira.

Founded by art historian Serenella Ciclitira in 2008, Korean Eye internationally promotes Korean contemporary art through a series of exhibitions. The catalog for the 2020 traveling exhibition presents works by emerging Korean artists and provides >>more

ISBN 9788857242620
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 376 pgs / 290 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2021 In stock

Kuniyoshi X Kunisada
Text by Sarah E. Thompson, Masato Matsushima, Akira Tsukahara, Chika Kagami, Kazushi Kuroda, Noriko Katsumori, Yuiko Miwa.

Famous for the realism of his portraits of Kabuki actors, the sensuality of his beautiful women and the luxurious settings he imagined for historical scenes, Kunisada was the popular favorite during his lifetime. Kuniyoshi is >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468478
US $50.00 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10.75 x 9.25 in. / 256 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 Out of stock

Liu Xiaodong: Weight of Insomnia
Introduction by Zhang Ga. Text by James Bridle, Liu Xiaodong. Interview by Karen Archey.

Since 2015, Chinese painter Liu Xiaodong (born 1963) has been developing a technologically radical project to create landscape paintings using robotic arms and surveillance cameras. Collectively entitled Weight of Insomnia, this series of paintings is >>more

Lisson Gallery
ISBN 9780947830717
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 152 pgs / 62 color / 34 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Longing for Nature: Reading Landscapes in Chinese Art
Edited by Kim Karlsson, Alexandra von Przychowski. Text by Alfreda Murck, Ching-Ling Wang, et al.

A genre dating back more than 1,000 years, China’s landscape painting tradition reflects all of its cultural and intellectual history, and its representational language famously follows its own rules. What at first glance seem to >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746700
US $62.00 CAN $88.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 07/14/2020 In stock

MFA Highlights: Arts of South Asia
By Laura Weinstein.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is home to an important collection of artworks from South Asia that spans a large geographical area—comprising India and the countries that surround it—and more than four millennia. Among >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468720
US $22.50 CAN $31.50 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9 in. / 184 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 08/04/2020 In stock

Magic Markings: Tantra, Jain & Ritual Art From India
Text by William Dalrymple. >>more

ISBN 9781909932333
US $20.00 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 104 pgs / 95 color.
Pub Date: 11/01/2016 Out of stock

Introduction by Julia M. White. Text by Julia F. Andrews, Kuiyi Shen, James Quandt. Published on the occasion of the North American premiere of Mahjong, a landmark exhibition of contemporary Chinese art from the world-renowned collection of the Swiss businessman and diplomat Uli Sigg, this catalogue accesses recent Chinese >>more

University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
ISBN 9780971939776
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Paperback, 8 x 10 in. / 100 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 In stock

Malaysian Eye
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira.

The fifth volume of the Eye series, dedicated to contemporary art from the Far East, focuses on a unique and exciting selection of emerging Malaysian artists. The book provides a wide-ranging survey of contemporary art >>more

ISBN 9788857222509
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10 x 10 in. / 376 pgs / 528 illustrations.
Pub Date: 04/21/2015 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 $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 68 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

Micro Era
Edited by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Udo Kittelmann, Yu Zhang. Text by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Pi Li, Victor Wang, Yang Beichen.

Co-organized by the German-Chinese Cultural Exchange and the Nationalgalerie Berlin, the 2019 exhibition Micro Era highlights four contemporary Chinese media artists—Cao Fei (born 1978), Fang Di (born 1987), Lu Yang (1979) and Zhang Peili (born >>more

ISBN 9783735606204
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 128 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2020 In stock

Moon Kyungwon & Jeon Joonho: News from Nowhere
Edited by Raphael Gygax, Heike Munder. Text by Urban-Think Tank, et al. The Korean artists Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho (both born 1969) make work that addresses elemental questions concerning contemporary civilization in light of political, socioeconomic and ecological changes. The exhibition project News from Nowhere that >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037644362
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 7 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 27 color / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 In stock

Mrinalini Mukherjee
Edited with introduction by Shanay Jhaveri. Text by Naman Ahuja, Grant Watson, Emilia Terracciano, Deepak Ananth.

This revelatory monograph explores the work of Indian sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee (1949–2015). Committed to sculpture, Mukherjee worked most intensively with fiber, making significant forays into ceramic and bronze toward the middle and latter half of >>more

The Shoestring Publisher
ISBN 9788190472098
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 300 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

Musee Du Quai Branly
By Yves Le Fur.

From sculptures to utilitarian utensils, architectural ornaments to revered totems, and ceremonial masks to matrimonial costumes, this museum celebrates the world’s rich cultural diversity. The comprehensive volume includes three hundred masterpieces and incisive essays from >>more

Skira Paris
ISBN 9782081225794
US $95.00 CAN $116.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 480 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 11/17/2009 In stock

Nepal Art Now
Edited by Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha, Christian Schicklgruber. Text by Robert Beer, Claire Burkert, Christian Schicklgruber, Sangeeta Thapa.

Constituting the first comprehensive survey of contemporary Nepalese art yet published, Nepal Art Now supplies a glimpse into a thriving creative scene barely represented internationally.

The book—featuring color plates and biographies for the contributing artists—includes a >>more

ISBN 9783735605894
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 222 pgs / 282 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

On the Paths of Enlightenment
Edited with text by Elio Schenini. Text by Peter Sloterdijk, Peter van de Veer, Douglas T. McGetchin, Pradeep Chakkarath, Romita Ray, Joachim K. Bautze, Marie-Cécile Forest, Aude de Tocqueville, Diana Brenscheidt, Johannes Beltz, Andrea Kuratli, et al.

In 1808, German Romantic philosopher Friedrich Schlegel published On the Language and Wisdom of the Indians, inaugurating the West’s fascination with India and its extraordinary civilization. Beginning with Schlegel and the later reflections of Schopenhauer >>more

ISBN 9788857236667
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 640 pgs / 600 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s and 70s
Edited with introduction by Allan Schwarzman. Text by Joshua Mack, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Nicholas Cullinan, Ming Tiampo. In the decades following World War II, both Japan and Italy were rebuilding after the ravages of war, constructing democratic political systems after a period of fascism. Parallel Views presents a breadth of postwar masters >>more

ISBN 9788862084000
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Clth, 11 x 12 in. / 408 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 Out of stock

Parergon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s
Edited by Mika Yoshitake.

Focusing on themes of retro-futurism, noir, satire and simulation, Parergon presents the work of over 25 Japanese visual artists who were making vital work throughout the 1980s and 1990s—including EYE, Kenjiro Okazaki, Mariko Mori, Kodai >>more

ISBN 9788857242439
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Hbk, 10.5 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 12/29/2020 In stock

Second Yinchuan Biennale
Edited with text by Paolo Caffoni. Text by Michel Blancsubé, Andris Brinkmanis, Luca Cerizza, Zasha Colah, Michelangelo Corsaro, Joshua Gong, Hu Yi, Huang Renyu, Anna Lovecchio, Lu Peng, et al.

This volume documents the second annual Yinchuan Biennale, exhibiting art that engages areas of the globe that have developed historical significance, such as those parts of Northwest China shaped by the Silk Road.


Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493371
US $28.00 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 504 pgs / 1094 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

Shanghai 1998–2012

This publication documents a nonprofit archival project initiated in 2016 in an attempt to record the contemporary art history of Shanghai, focusing on the BizArt Center artist curatorial practice and Art-Ba-Ba. The research featured in >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867493227
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 256 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 Out of stock

Singapore Eye
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira.

An essential and comprehensive book on contemporary art in Singapore today. Singapore Eye features seventy-five of the country’s most dynamic contemporary artists, as well as contributions by experts tracing the origins and history of artistic >>more

ISBN 9788857224787
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10 x 10 in. / 376 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2015 In stock

Song Dong & Yin Xiuzhen: Chopsticks
Edited by Christophe W. Mao. In celebration of their tenth wedding anniversary, installation artists Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen collaborated on Chopsticks, a retrospective look at their joint and individual careers, named after that most perfect pair of items, a >>more

Chambers Fine Art
ISBN 9780971922907
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Paperback, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 220 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Out of 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 $79.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 208 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock

Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics
Edited with introduction by Anne Nishimura Morse.

Takashi Murakami’s irreverent, pop culture–infused art has made him one of the most recognized Japanese artists today. His bright, contemporary boisterousness, however, belies his deep scholarship and engagement with traditional Japanese art. Takashi Murakami: Lineage >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468492
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Hbk, 8.5 x 10 in. / 184 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock

Tales From The Land Of Dragons
Text by Wu Tung. These masterpieces of Chinese painting from the past millennium--culled from the extensive collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston--are lucidly presented in this scholarly and beautifully illustrated catalogue. The pieces discussed range from historical >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878464388
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Paperback, 9 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 155 color / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/2000 Out of stock

Tales of Our Time
Text by Hou Hanru, Xiaoyu Weng.

Tales of Our Time presents works by seven artists based in mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan: Sun Xun, Zhou Tao, Chi-En Jao, Kan Xuan, the Yangjiang Group, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu and Tsang >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892075294
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock

Tattoos in Japanese Prints
By Sarah E. Thompson.

Many tattoo connoisseurs consider the Japanese tradition to be the finest in the world for its detail, complexity and compositional skill. Its style and subject matter are drawn from the visual treasure trove of Japanese >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468461
US $24.95 CAN $33.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.75 in. / 152 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

Thailand Eye
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira.

A fully illustrated book that plays a key role in shaping our understanding of the work of Thai contemporary artists and provides a gateway to the wider culture of their homeland. The sixth volume of >>more

ISBN 9788857229829
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10 x 9.5 in. / 384 pgs / 520 color.
Pub Date: 04/05/2016 In stock

The Brittle Decade: Visualizing Japan in the 1930s
Text by John W. Dower, Anne Nishimura Morse, Jacqueline M. Atkins, Frederic A. Sharf. Modernity took many forms in 1930s Japan, but in the tumultuous years before militarism pushed the country toward global aggression, it was most visibly associated with a glittering consumer culture. Inundated with western jazz-age trends >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467693
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Clth, 9 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012 Out of stock

The Forbidden Empire
Text by Luc Tuymans, Yu Hui. Two continents and five centuries are spanned and visual strategies collide as Belgian artist Luc Tuymans and Yu Hui, curator of the Palace Museum in Beijing, initiate a dialogue about art from the Low Countries >>more

Exhibitions International
ISBN 9789061537151
US $86.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Hardback, 9.5 x 12.75 in. / 208 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 In stock

Timeless Beauty
By Edmund de Waal. >>more

ISBN 9788884910882
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 12.25 in. / 320 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 01/01/2003 In stock

Uncooperative Contemporaries
Text by Jane DeBevoise, Lee Weng Choy, Mia Yu, Hou Hanru, Wu Hung, Ai Weiwei, et al.

Here, contributions by Jane DeBevoise, Lee Weng Choy, Mia Yu, Hou Hanru, Wu Hung and Ai Weiwei, among others, analyze art in Shanghai in 2000, when artist-led initiatives and the state-led Shanghai Biennale complicated conceptions >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960987536
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 288 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/10/2020 In stock

Vietnam Eye
By Serenella Ciclitira.

An essential and comprehensive book on contemporary art in Vietnam today. Vietnam has developed rapidly in the last ten years, with a new generation of contemporary artists who balance cultural and social issues with a very >>more

ISBN 9788857233604
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 280 pgs / 528 color.
Pub Date: 11/07/2017 Out of stock

Water, Islam and Art
Edited with text by Alessandro Vanoli. Text by Giovanni Curatola, Marco Galateri di Genola.

There exists an age-old and intimate bond between water and the Islamic world. Water was tamed with the qanat and became a ritual with the hammam; it was venerated as a heavenly gift and feared >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643479
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 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, Köln
ISBN 9783863357481
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 274 pgs / 403 color.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 In stock

Writing on the Wall
Text by Thomas Berghuis, Francesca Dal Lago, Cees Hendrikse, Sabine Wang, Eduardo Welsh. Published in conjunction with an ambitious multi-part exploration of Chinese culture in the Netherlands at The Groninger Museum and The Drents Museum in Assen, this volume considers art produced in China from the late 1970s >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056625429
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9 x 11.5 in. / 152 pgs / 113 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 In stock

Yan Pei-Ming: Dating
Edited by Oona Doyle, Severine Waelchli. Text by Bernard Marcade, Reinhard Spieler.

Franco-Chinese painter Yan Pei-Ming (born 1960) audaciously brings together paintings of popes, female nudes and erotic scenes. These juxtapositions refer to a "date" between power, women and painting. By bringing together these subjects, Pei-Ming reflects >>more

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
ISBN 9782910055769
US $41.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 72 pgs / 49 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

Yun Hyong-keun
Text by David Anfam, Kim Inhye.

Yun Hyong-keun (1928–2007) was one of the most prominent abstract monochromists. Internationally admired during his life (Donald Judd was an advocate and friend), he belongs to a generation of artists whose influence has been crucial >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745819
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.25 in. / 200 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 Out of stock

Zeng Fanzhi
Text by David Anfam, Fabrice Hergott.

This exhibition catalog accompanies a trio of simultaneous shows by Chinese painter Zeng Fanzhi (born 1964) across Hauser & Wirth venues in Hong Kong, London and Zurich. Each location focuses on a different theme: abstract >>more

Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915289
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.25 x 12 in. / 216 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock



A History of Art in 20th Century China
By Lü Peng. Preface by Bruce Gordon Doar, Fan Jingzhong. In Lü Peng's A History of Art in 20th Century China, we at last possess a comprehensive and definitive account of the extraordinary development of Chinese art in the last century, written by its foremost >>more

ISBN 9788881587797
US $180.00 CAN $220.00 TRADE
Clth, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 1,288 pgs / 1,237 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2010 Not available

Ai Weiwei
Text by Karen Smith, Sue-an van der Zijpp. Born in 1957, Beijing-based Ai Weiwei is perhaps the most internationally visible contemporary Chinese artist. Philip Tinari has described his practice as a, "multitasking sprawl--encompassing artmaking, curating, publishing and architectural design--[that] threatens to answer the >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056622589
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9 x 11.5 in. / 80 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 08/01/2008 Not available

Art Of The Natural World
Essays by Valerie C. Doran, Richard Rosenblum. Prized for over a millennium by Chinese literati, scholars' rocks--stones sculpted by the elements into richly detailed miniature landscapes--have long been objects of contemplation, inspiration and ever-changing beauty. This succinct, elegantly designed volume offers a >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466238
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 70 color / 20 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/02/2001 Not available

Art of the Japanese Postcard
Essays by Kendall H. Brown, Leonard A. Lauder, Anne Nishimura Morse and J. Thomas Rimer. From the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century, Japan was a vital world center for postcard art. More than just casual mail pieces, these postcards were often designed by prominent artists and had a >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466689
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 288 pgs / 350 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2004 Not available

Century In Crisis, A
Edited by Julia F. Andrews and Kuiyi Shen. Essays by Jonathan Spence, Xue Yongnian and Mayching Kao. New Lower Price Between 1850 and today, China has undergone an unprecedented series of shocks and transformations. This dramatic period--which has seen urban industrialization, conquest by foreign powers, civil wars, changing governments and, more recently, >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892072743
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.25 x 13 in. / 336 pgs / 336 color 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2003 Not available

Contemporary Clay
Essay by Joe Earle. Featuring over 50 examples made by more than 35 artists during the last two decades, Contemporary Clay offers an overview of everything that is most innovative, creative, and iconoclastic in the world of modern-day Japanese >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466962
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 9 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 11/15/2005 Not available

Elastic Taboos Within the Korean World of Contemporary Art
Edited by Seung-Duk Kim, Franck Gautherot. Text by Lee Young-Chul, Yun Nan-Jie. Korean culture is charging headling from the rural into the postmodern. From Bubblyfish's Game Boy soundtrack to Lee Seulgi's kinetic sculpture of a Buddhist monk gone wild and Park Seo-bo's monochrome work, Elastic Taboos brings >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783939738213
US $38.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 192 pgs / 116 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Not available

Free Zone: China
Text by Eleonora Battiston, Zhu Tong, Carol Yinghua Lu. This small, smart volume documents the contemporary Chinese art collection of BSI, Banca della Svizzera Italiana. Artists include Bai Yiluo, Chen Shaoxiong, Ciu Xiuwen, Feng Zhengquan, Han Yajuan, He Sen, Huang Yan, Jiang Zhi, Liu >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783905829617
US $22.00 CAN $30.50 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 174 pgs / 42 color.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 Not available

Hans Ulrich Obrist: The Future Will Be... The China Edition
Internationally celebrated Swiss curator and cultural mastermind Hans Ulrich Obrist never looks back. Since 2005, he has asked artists, architects, scientists, actors and philosophers the world over to fill in the blank for what’s to >>more

Pinacoteca Agnelli/UCCA
ISBN 9789881622327
US $15.00 CAN $17.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 5 in. / 300 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012 Not available

Indonesian Art
Edited by Primo Marella. Text by Jim Supangkat. This publication examines the rise of the Indonesian contemporary art scene through ten artists who embody its spirit and energy: Agus Suwage, F.X. Harsono, Gede Mahendra Yasa, Rudi Mantofani, Ichwan Noor, Yulie Praytno, Haris Purnomo, >>more

ISBN 9788862081313
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 96 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 Not available

Japan At The Dawn Of The Modern Age
Essays by Donald Keene, Anne Nishimura Morse, Frederic A. Sharf, Louise E. Virgin. >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466207
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 10.5 x 8 in. / 160 pgs / 94 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2001 Not available

Japan At The Dawn Of The Modern Age
Essays by Donald Keene, Anne Nishimura Morse, Frederic A. Sharf, Louise E. Virgin. Unlike traditional ukiyo-e prints, the woodblock prints of the Emperor Meiji's reign--the famous ''Meiji period'' of 1867-1912--depicted current events rather than timeless scenes, and were printed in vivid colors that reflected the vibrancy of Japan's >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466191
US $27.50 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Paperback, 10.5 x 8 in. / 160 pgs / 94 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2001 Not available

Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art From The Sigg Collection
China is booming! In the wake of economic liberalization, the nation's art scene has taken flight as well. The Swiss collector Uli Sigg, formerly his country's ambassador to Beijing, has followed the rapid pace of >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775716130
US $80.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 384 pgs / 219 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available

Much Recorded War: The Russo-Japanese War In History And Imagery, A
Essays by Sebastian Dobson, Anne Nishimura Morse and Frederic A. Sharf. At the dawn of the twentieth century, the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) became a worldwide political focal point. The war, marked the rise of Japan as a world power, paved the way for the Russian Revolution, >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466917
US $40.00 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 10 x 8 in. / 112 pgs / 82 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available

Much Recorded War: The Russo-Japanese War In History And Imagery, A
Text by Sebastian Dobson, Anne Nishimura Morse, Frederic Sharf. At the dawn of the twentieth century, the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) became a worldwide political focal point. The war, marked the rise of Japan as a world power, paved the way for the Russian Revolution, >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466924
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 10 x 8 in. / 112 pgs / 82 color.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Not available

My Reality: Contemporary Art And The Culture Of Japanese Animation
Essays by Jeff Fleming, Takashi Murakami and Susan Lubowsky Talbott. Foreword by Judith Richards, Japanese animation, or anime, which has attained cult status among young people globally during the past several decades, is increasingly breaking into the mainstream. My Reality: Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation, investigates >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9781879003330
US $19.95 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Paperback, 9 x 12 in. / 96 pgs / 35 color / 10 b&w
Pub Date: 08/02/2001 Not available

Essay by Joe Earle. Netsuke-tiny, exquisitely carved globes or clasps used to secure pouches to the kimono-have long been an obsession for collectors in the West as well as in the East. They depict a wide variety of figures >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878466221
US $85.00 CAN $100.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 8.5 x 9.25 in. / 320 pgs / 500 color
Pub Date: 10/02/2001 Not available

On | Off
Foreword by Philip Tinari. Texts by Bao Dong, Sun Dongdong, Paula Tsai, Laura Tucker, Guo Juan. Interview by Pu Hong. Chinese artists born after 1975 have grown up negotiating the extremes of an increasingly globalized but still censorious culture. On / Off features the work of 50 Chinese artists who together offer a collective portrait >>more

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art/Hinabook/World Publishing Company, Beijing
ISBN 9787510056192
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.75 x 13.75 in. / 352 pgs / 386 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Not available

Out Of the Red
Introduction by Eleonora Battiston, Jang Shu and Francesca Jordan. Afterword by Primo Marella. Out of Communist China, out of the cultural revolution, out of a closed world... Out of the Red presents photography at the end of this outage, at the start of a new generation of Chinese >>more

ISBN 9788890130496
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 220 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/2004 Not available

Past In Reverse
Edited by Betti-Sue Hertz. Essays by Midori Matsui, Betti-Sue Hertz, Li Xianting, Taehi Kang and Zhang Zhaohui. Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia features 22 artists and artist groups from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. As strategies for incorporating cultural and artistic genealogies in their work, these >>more

San Diego Museum of Art
ISBN 9780937108338
US $35.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Paperback, 10 x 10 in. / 184 pgs / 165 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2004 Not available

Edited by Sine Bepler, Uta Grosenick. Text by Sine Bepler, Jens Hoffmann, Jonathan Napack, Philip Tinari. Since its establishment in 1996, ShanghART gallery has fostered and embraced radicalism and diversity in Shanghai art. Located initially in a downtown hotel and thereafter in an old workshop in Fuxing Park, the gallery quickly >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865602008
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 12 x 11.5 in. / 250 pgs / 150 color and 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Not available

Shanghai Modern 1919-1945
Edited by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Ken Lum and Zheng Shengtian. Essays by David Clarke, Xu Hong, Xu Jian, Zhang Qing, Kuiyi Shen, Michael Sullivan, Shui Tianzhong and Shelagh Vainker. In the 1920s and 30s, Shanghai was established as one of the world's major cities. A vital, prospering metropolis with a population of over one million, and the commercial and cultural center of China, it >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775714976
US $78.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 424 pgs / 264 color / 39 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/15/2005 Not available

Edited by Peter Fischer. Text by Britta Erickson, Hu Mingyan, Uli Sigg, Ai Weiwei. The Chinese ideogram for landscape--shanshui--is a compound of the symbols for mountain and water. Even in contemporary Chinese art, which seems so dominated by the figure, there are numerous references to these elements. This publication >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775728492
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Not available

The Japanese Experience: Inevitable
Artwork by Jun Hasegawa, Hiropon, Shintaro Miyake, Aya Takano, Yoshitomo Nara. Edited by Margrit Brehm. Contributions by Axel Heil. Text by Gregor Jansen, Takashi Murakami. At first sight, it appears brand new, pure Tokyo pop. But The Japanese Experience: Inevitable reveals far more than the successful cloning of morphed manga motifs onto stretched canvas and museum walls. It represents eight >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775712545
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2003 Not available

The Shanghai Papers
Text by Annette W. Balkema, Julian Heynen, Zhang Qing, Xiang Liping, Henk Slager. Focusing on issues of migration, identity and globalization, the 2008 Shanghai Biennial features 612 international artists, including Rainer Ganahl, Lawrence Weiner, Mike Kelley and Liu Ming. This volume contains thematic texts by the curators, a >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775723220
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 SDNR30
Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 136 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2009 Not available

Too Much Flavor
Edited by Gu Zhenqing. Too much newness, too much to buy, too much height, too much taste, too much money--too much everything has resulted from the new market economy in China. Current trends in Chinese life depart drastically from >>more

Chambers Fine Art/New Art Media LTD
ISBN 9789628638895
US $30.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 149 pgs / 180 color / 4 b&w
Pub Date: 06/02/2003 Not available


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