Fall 2021 Asian Art & Culture

Artists on On Kawara
Edited by Katherine Atkins, Kelly Kivland. Text by Alejandro Cesarco, Nancy Davenport, Renée Green, Annette Lawrence, Scott Lyall, Dave McKenzie, Bettina Pousttchi, Haim Steinbach.

This is the sixth volume in a series that builds upon Dia Art Foundation’s Artists on Artists lectures. The contributors to this book explore the practice of On Kawara (1932–2014) from various points of entry: >>more

Dia Art Foundation
ISBN 9780944521939
US $15.95 CAN $22.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5.25 x 7 in. / 248 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 09/07/2021 Awaiting stock

Selection: Art, Architecture and Design from the Collection of Ronnie Sassoon
Introduction by Philippe Vergne. Text by Ronnie Sassoon.

Over a lifetime spent in London, New York, Los Angeles and points in between, collector Ronnie Sassoon has put together an unparalleled grouping of radical artworks, design objects and houses that elucidate her definition of >>more

August Editions
ISBN 9781947359079
US $65.00 CAN $88.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 12/14/2021 Awaiting stock

Godzilla: Asian American Arts Network
Edited by Howie Chen.

This anthology gathers writings, documentation and ephemera from Godzilla: Asian American Arts Network, a collective based in New York from 1990 to 2001, which was formed to provide a support structure for Asian American artists, >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781736534625
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 448 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/30/2021 Awaiting stock

Book of the Other: small in comparison
By Truong Tran. Foreword by Bhanu Kapil.

Truong Tran’s provocative collection of poetry, prose and essays is a stunning rebuttal to the idea of anti-Asian racism as a victimless crime. Written with a compulsion for lucidity that transforms outrage into clarity, Book >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030757
US $18.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9 in. / 184 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/26/2021 Awaiting stock

Jong Won Rhee: Solitudes of Human Places

These photographs by Jong Won Rhee form a raw portrait of life in South Korea, underscoring both the beauty of daily life and the existential dread and isolation felt by the artist’s subjects.


Edition Patrick Frey
ISBN 9783907236338
US $50.00 CAN $68.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 11.5 x 8 in. / 144 pgs / 69 color.
Pub Date: 09/14/2021 Awaiting 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

Hyperart: Thomasson
By Genpei Akasegawa. Text by Masayuki Qusumi, William Marotti, Jordan Sand, Reiko Tomii, Matthew Fargo. Translated by Matthew Fargo.

In the 1970s, estranged from the institutions and practices of high art, avant-garde artist and award-winning novelist Genpei Akasegawa (1937–2014) launched an open-ended, participatory project to search the streets of Japan for strange objects which >>more

Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030788
US $19.95 CAN $26.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5 x 6.5 in. / 448 pgs / 234 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/05/2021 Awaiting stock

Try Saying You’re Alive!: Kazuki Tomokawa in His Own Words
By Kazuki Tomokawa. Translated with introduction by Daniel Joseph. Introduction by Damon Krukowski. Text by Karen Finley, Shelley Hirsch, George E. Lewis, Gordon Monahan, Kris Paulsen, David Rosenbloom.

A memoir by Kawasaki-based writer and musician Kazuki Tomokawa (born 1950), Try Saying You’re Alive! offers a semi-fictionalized account of the vibrant Tokyo underground that he has been at the center of since the 1970s.
Recounting >>more

Blank Forms Editions
ISBN 9781953691033
US $20.00 CAN $27.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 256 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Luo Yang: Youth, Girls
Edited by Alfred Weidinger, Gabriele Spindler. Text by Ulrike Matzer.

This publication compiles two photographic series by Chinese photographer Luo Yang (born 1984) exploring emerging youth culture, femininity and changing social landscape in China.
Girls comprises intimate portraits of women born in the 1980s who challenge >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903796416
US $35.00 CAN $47.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 120 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock

Shigeko Kubota: Liquid Reality
Edited with text by Erica Papernik-Shimizu. Text by Gloria Sutton.

Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Shigeko Kubota: Liquid Reality sheds new light on the multilayered practice of Shigeko Kubota (1937–2015), who broke new ground with her intrepid video >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633451285
US $35.00 CAN $54.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 112 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 09/21/2021 Awaiting stock

Kishio Suga: Writings
Edited by Andrew Maerkle, Ashley Rawlings, Sen Uesaki. Translated with text by Andrew Maerkle.

This is the first of three comprehensive volumes that gather, for the first time in English, the writings of Japanese sculptor and performance artist Kishio Suga (born 1944). Suga is known for his site-specific installations >>more

ISBN 9788857245614
US $45.00 CAN $61.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 10 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/14/2021 Awaiting stock

Flora Yin-Wong: Liturgy

London-based Chinese Malaysian multidisciplinary producer and DJ Flora Yin-Wong presents her first book, Liturgy, a journey into the uncanny realm of the senses. Divided into nine chapters, the book delves deep into histories of healing >>more

Primary Information/PAN
ISBN 9781736534601
US $16.00 CAN $22.00 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 120 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/20/2021 Awaiting stock

Chen Zhen: Short-Circuits
Edited by Vicente Todolí.

Chinese French conceptual artist Chen Zhen (1955–2000) is known for his large-scale works which use found objects—furniture, bicycles, barrels—to create highly textured assemblage sculptures. Short-Circuits, accompanying the eponymous exhibition, includes in-depth documentation of Chen Zhen’s >>more

ISBN 9788857244419
US $60.00 CAN $82.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 192 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock

Cai Guo-Qiang: Odyssey and Homecoming
Edited with text by Simon Schama. Text by Cai Guo-Qiang, Yu Hui, Wang Hui, Rachel Rivenc, Reiko Tomii, Sang Luo.

This is the first publication to synthesize the fundamental concepts and methodological pursuits behind the art of Cai Guo-Qiang (born 1957), since his 2008 Guggenheim retrospective exhibition catalog I Want to Believe. Introduced through a >>more

DelMonico Books
ISBN 9781636810072
US $75.00 CAN $102.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 13 in. / 372 pgs / 730 color.
Pub Date: 08/10/2021 Awaiting stock

Ink Dreams: Selections from the Fondation INK Collection
Edited with text and interview by Susanna Ferrell. Text by Britta Erickson, Stephen Little, Einor K. Cervone, Wan Kong, Celia Yang.

Including the work of more than 50 contemporary artists—from Xu Bing and Lin Tianmiao to Lee Ufan and Hiroshi Sugimoto—and featuring artists from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore to South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Europe >>more

DelMonico Books/Los Angeles County Museum of Art
ISBN 9781942884989
US $75.00 CAN $102.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 214 color.
Pub Date: 09/28/2021 Awaiting stock

Japan: Nation Building Nature
Text by Joachim Nijs.

Joachim Nijs’ Japan: Nation Building Nature is the first book to map out the views of nature that have shaped the widely acclaimed but often misunderstood modern architecture of Japan. By connecting the dots between >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462086135
US $45.00 CAN $61.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 272 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 08/10/2021 Awaiting stock

Junya Ishigami: Freeing Architecture

Japanese architect Junya Ishigami (born 1974) sees his architectural masterworks as landscapes in and of themselves rather than mere accessories to the land. At the heart of his design ethic are several guiding concepts: lightness, >>more

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
ISBN 9782869251687
US $50.00 CAN $68.00 TRADE
Pbk, 10 x 14.25 in. / 320 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 06/29/2021 In stock

Contemporary Japanese Graphic Designers
Edited with text by Gian Carlo Calza.

This book brings together the best of Japanese graphic poster design—from the 1964 Tokyo Olympics to the creation of the Issey Miyake logo, and from the Osaka Expo to the official poster for the Pan-Pacific >>more

ISBN 9788857245782
US $70.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 500 pgs / 700 color.
Pub Date: 12/14/2021 Awaiting stock

Yahon Chang: Painting as Performance
Edited with text by Britta Erickson. Text by Maya Kovskaya, Manu Park

Taiwanese artist Yahon Chang (born 1948) is well known throughout Asia for ink paintings characterized by their large sweeping brushstrokes and the physicality of his full-body painting technique. This monograph is the first to document >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775749190
US $68.00 CAN $92.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 11.25 x 11.25 in. / 320 pgs / 370 color.
Pub Date: 10/26/2021 Awaiting stock

Leelee Chan’s Art Journey
Edited by András Szánto.

Hong Kong artist Leelee Chan (born 1984) makes sculpture and installation works that trace material culture across the past, present and future. To prepare for Tokens from Time, she visited families that practice ancient craft >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775750264
US $35.00 CAN $47.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 180 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/23/2021 Awaiting stock

Rodel Tapaya

Working with acrylic on canvas, glass painting, dioramas and drawing, Filipino artist Rodel Tapaya (born 1980) is inspired by folktales and his precolonial research. His reinterpretations of traditional craft methods are gathered here.


ISBN 9788857245515
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 176 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 12/14/2021 Awaiting stock

In Lieu of Higher Ground
Text by Lee Kwang-Rae, Yoon Jin Sup.

This richly illustrated publication looks at the oeuvres of three leading Korean artists working in sculpture, painting, textile and printmaking: Park Suk Won (born 1942), Park Jang Nyun (born 1937) and Song Burnsoo (born 1943).


Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775748711
US $46.00 CAN $62.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 120 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 01/04/2022 Awaiting stock

Border Crossings
Edited by Kathleen Bühler, Nina Zimmer. Text by Kathleen Bühler, Sunhee Kim, Sunjung Kim, Wonseok Koh, Carol Yinghua Lu, B.G. Muhn, Kyong Park, Stefanie Marlene Wenger, Min-Kyung Yoon.

Accompanying an exhibition of North and South Korean art from the Swiss Sigg Collection at the Kunstmuseum Bern, this catalog illuminates art on both sides of the border. It includes highlights from the contemporary art >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775749169
US $46.00 CAN $62.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.5 x 11 in. / 280 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 07/13/2021 In stock

Elisabeth Neudörfl: Out in the Streets

In Out in the Streets, German photographer Elisabeth Neudörfl (born 1968) records the dystopian state of Hong Kong at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and after the 2019–20 pro-democracy protest movement waned, inventorying closed >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775751025
US $46.00 CAN $62.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 224 pgs / 136 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2021 Awaiting stock

Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor
Edited with text by Gary Carrion-Murayari. Foreword by Lisa Phillips. Text by Tobias Berger, David Horvitz.

Produced in tandem with his first solo museum exhibition in New York, this publication offers insight into the work of Hong Kong–based animator Wong Ping (born 1984). Over the past ten years, Ping has crafted >>more

New Museum
ISBN 9780915557257
US $25.00 CAN $34.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 180 pgs / 91 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/24/2021 Awaiting stock


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