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Synopsis: Japan Style, written by one of the world's most respected scholars of Japanese art and culture, is an authoritative and wide-ranging visual essay on the aesthetics of Japan.It serves as a unique handbook that aids an understanding of Japanese culture through its architecture, arts, crafts, cinema, and literature. It gives an insight into the essence of Japanese culture, identifying its specific qualities and characteristics from ukiyo-e to Tadao Ando. The author draws connections between art, religion, history, philosophy, and mythology, using the links to frame specific examples of Japanese cultural memes. The book features over 150 illustrations ranging from the traditional to thecontemporary. Japan Style is a perfect introduction to Japanese style and culture.
About the Author: Gian Carlo Calza is Professor of East Asian Art History and Director of the International Hokusai Research Centre at the University of Venice. A distinguished authority on Japanese art, he has published many books and articles on several artists, including Phaidon's monographs on Hokusai (2003) and on Ukiyo-e (2005).
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Book Description Phaidon Press 29/09/2007, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. some shelfwear with minor knocks to the edge but the content not affected. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 134240-1
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Book Description Phaidon Press, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Very Good in Very Good unclipped dust jacket. Used with NO markings in text. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000313961
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Book Description Phaidon Press Ltd. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Japan Style, Gian Carlo Calza, Studioarte srl (Gian Carlo Calza Co.), Alexa Kempton, Imogen Forster, This book offers a thorough examination of Japanese style. Through an in-depth study of Japanese art and culture, world-renowned scholar Gian Carlo Calza defines the very essence of that recognizable yet elusive quality that is Japanese style, equipping readers with the tools to fully understand and appreciate it. He draws connections between art, religion, history, philosophy and mythology, and examines specific examples of Japanese literature, art and architecture, from ancient times to the present. Beautifully illustrated with over 150 images, including paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs, this book is a perfect introduction to Japananese style and culture. Bookseller Inventory # B9780714846248
Book Description Phaidon Press Ltd 2007-04-27, London, 2007. hardback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780714846248