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Japonisme : cultural crossings between Japan and the West /

by Lambourne, Lionel [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 240 pages : color illustrations, map ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780714847979.Subject(s): Art, Modern -- 20th century | Art, Modern -- 19th century | Art, Modern -- Japanese influences | Art, Japanese -- Influence | Civilization, Western -- Western influences | Art, Japanese | Art -- Japanese influences | Japonism | Civilization, Western -- Japanese influences | Japan -- Civilization -- Western influences
Contents:
Historical survey -- Japan and the painters -- The poster and the Japanese print -- The decorative arts -- Furniture and interiors -- Fans, parasols, combs, pins, kimonos -- The novel, the stage and the opera -- Visitors to Japan: dream and reality -- The United States and Japan -- Landscape and gardens -- Symbolism and the grotesque -- Coda: floating world or moving image?
Review: "A broad survey documenting the West's extraordinary love affair with Japan, from first encounters in the 16th century to the emergence of the craze for all things Japanese in Europe and America at the end of the 19th century. Beautifully illustrated, the book covers not only the fine and the decorative arts, but also interior decoration, costume and fashion accessories, literature and the theatre, travel, gardens and plants. Includes celebrated works by Monet, Van Gogh, Tiffany, Lloyd Wright and Hokusai, in addition to a wealth of work by lesser-known artists." --Phaidon.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction CL JP 2005 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by Madhu Saraf 2014-2881
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Includes bibliography (pages 234-235) and index.

Historical survey -- Japan and the painters -- The poster and the Japanese print -- The decorative arts -- Furniture and interiors -- Fans, parasols, combs, pins, kimonos -- The novel, the stage and the opera -- Visitors to Japan: dream and reality -- The United States and Japan -- Landscape and gardens -- Symbolism and the grotesque -- Coda: floating world or moving image?

"A broad survey documenting the West's extraordinary love affair with Japan, from first encounters in the 16th century to the emergence of the craze for all things Japanese in Europe and America at the end of the 19th century. Beautifully illustrated, the book covers not only the fine and the decorative arts, but also interior decoration, costume and fashion accessories, literature and the theatre, travel, gardens and plants. Includes celebrated works by Monet, Van Gogh, Tiffany, Lloyd Wright and Hokusai, in addition to a wealth of work by lesser-known artists." --Phaidon.

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