Spring 2020 Featured Books on Asian Artists, Art & Culture

Fluence: The Continuance of Yohji Yamamoto
Text by Terry Jones, Yoichi Ochiai.

This volume celebrates the creative power and style of the great Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. Shot in sensuous black and white, primarily in Tokyo, these previously unpublished images—by photographer Takay—respond to the iconic black designs >>more

ISBN 9788862087070
US $90.00 CAN $128.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 13.5 in. / 208 pgs / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/07/2020 In stock

Cahiers d’Art: Ai Weiwei
Text by Ai Qing, Ingrid D. Rowland, Uli Sigg. Interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

This new edition of the Cahiers d’Art Revue was published to accompany Ai Weiwei’s (born 1957) 2019 exhibition at the Galerie Cahiers d’Art on rue du Dragon in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. The issue features a series of >>more

Cahiers d'Art
ISBN 9782851173072
US $100.00 CAN $140.00 SDNR40
Slip, pbk, 12.5 x 9.75 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/31/2020 In stock

The Araki Effect
Edited with text by Filippo Maggia.

Araki is known the world over for his controversial erotic portraits of Japanese women, often bound using the kinbaku (Japanese bondage) technique. A unique figure in contemporary photography, he has always found creative inspiration in >>more

ISBN 9788857241951
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 200 pgs / 320 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Daido Moriyama: A Diary
Edited with text by Sara Walker, Louise Wolthers. Text by Simon Baker, Hervé Chandès, Mark Holborn, Ishiuchi Miyako, Daido Moriyama, Sandra Phillips, Nick Rhodes.

With its generous image flow, this book celebrates Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama (born 1938) as the 2019 Hasselblad Award winner and his highly influential, lifelong, radical and authentic approach to photography.

A Diary draws on his >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960986621
US $59.95 CAN $84.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 250 pgs / 47 color / 233 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 In stock

Shigeru Onishi: Mathematical Structures
Edited by Manfred Heiting. Text by Ryuichi Kaneko.

This book presents an overview of the astounding photographic oeuvre of Shigeru Onishi (1928–94) from the 1950s. Whether depicting nudes, cityscapes, trees or interiors (or combinations of these realized through multiple exposures or photomontages), what >>more

ISBN 9783958297067
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 224 pgs / 35 color / 160 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/01/2021 Awaiting stock

Shahidul Alam: The Tide Will Turn
Edited by Vijay Prashad. Text by Shahidul Alam, Arundhati Roy.

“On the night of 5 August, I did not know if I was going to live or die,” writes Shahidul Alam (born 1955), one of Bangladesh’s most respected photojournalists, essayists and social activists, remembering his >>more

ISBN 9783958296930
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 184 pgs / 74 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock

Takesada Matsutani
Preface by Bernard Blistène, Serge Lasvignes. Text by Christine Macel, Valérie Douniaux, Yves Peyré, Toshio Yamanashi, Christopher Stephens, Isabelle Charrier, Leo Stephen Torgoff, Jennifer K. Dick.

Accompanying a major survey on Japanese-born, Paris-based artist Takesada Matsutani (born 1937) at the Centre Pompidou, this volume reproduces works from 1958 to 2019.

In the late 1950s, Matsutani combined classic nihonga painting with surrealist influences, >>more

Centre Pompidou/Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915357
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12.5 in. / 236 pgs / 123 color / 102 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

Yan Pei-Ming: Un enterrement à Shanghai
Text by Laurence des Cars.

The first place that the 21-year-old Chinese painter Yan Pei-Ming (born 1960) visited on a 1980 trip to France was Ornans, the birthplace of the French realist Gustave Courbet. Thirty-nine years later, Pei-Ming takes the >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746854
US $85.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 592 pgs / 282 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/18/2020 In stock

Teruko Yokoi: Tokyo—New York—Paris—Bern
Text by Jean-Francois Chevrier, Marta Dziewanska, Anke Kempkes, Osamu Okuda, Anuschka Roshani, Kuniko Satonobu Spring, Nina Zimmer.

The art and life of Japanese abstract painter Teruko Yokoi (born 1924) subverts the well-worn narratives of abstract expressionism in the US, Europe and Japan. Having studied modern art in Tokyo after World War II, >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746823
US $62.00 CAN $88.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 10.75 in. / 168 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/07/2020 In stock

Haegue Yang: In the Cone of Uncertainty
Text by Silvia Karman Cubina, Leilani Lynch, Philippe Vergne.

The artworks of Haegue Yang (born 1971) are known for their diversity of media and methods, and their eloquent and seductive sculptural language of conceptual abstraction, often derived from Yang's research on figures and events >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746298
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 112 pgs / 72 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 In stock

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
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.5 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 Awaiting 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

Kuniyoshi: Design and Entertainment in Japanese Woodcuts
Edited with text by Johannes Wieninger, Mio Wakita-Elis. Preface by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein.

One of the most important and innovative Japanese artists of the 19th century, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) produced artistically and technically groundbreaking prints that met with great popularity among the general public. As a designer of >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903320208
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 8.25 in. / 152 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 Awaiting stock

Longing for Nature: Hidden Meanings in Chinese Landscape 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

Deng Guoyuan: Butterflies Conquer the Dinosaur's Garden
Edited with text by Beate Reifenscheid. Text by Lao Zhu, Robert C. Morgan, Liang Kegang.

Chinese artist Deng Guoyuan's (born 1957) installation at the Ludwig Museum in Koblenz features paintings, ink drawings, neon sculpture and 4,000 mutant toy figurines suspended from the ceiling of a giant mirrored box.


Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643691
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 224 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 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: 09/29/2020 Awaiting 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

Doyeon Gwon: Flashbulb Memory

This publication surveys five photographic series by Korean photographer Doyeon Gwon (born 1980). Inspired by narratives from his own life and memory, Gwon creates exquisite, delicately balanced black-and-white photographs of landscapes, books, stones and a >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746878
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 12.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 69 color.
Pub Date: 08/11/2020 Awaiting stock


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