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Munakata Shiko: Japanese Master of the Modern Print
Munakata Shiko: Japanese Master of the Modern Print
Our Price: $40.00
Year: 2002
Pages: 227
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1588860213

Product Code: 756799813

Munakata Yoshiaki (fr); Robert T. Singer (ed); Kakeya Nobuho (ed). Munakata Shiko (1903-1975) is considered one of the greatest Japanese artists of the 20th century. He liberated the woodblock print from the small-scale traditional ukiyo-e format & created large-size pieces for screens & wall murals. This vol. is the first dual language (English & Japanese) pub. to present Munakata’s works in all media & genres -- woodcuts, watercolors, calligraphy, oil paintings, & ceramics. This collection of 350+ works shows the extraordinary range of styles & techniques Munakata used throughout his career. Also included are essays about his life as a woodcut print artist, his calligraphy, the literary sources that inspired many of his prints, as well as a lengthy biography that draws on many of Munakata’s own writings. Full-color illus.

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