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Japan Style

Calza, Gian Carlo

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ISBN 10: 0714846244 / ISBN 13: 9780714846248
Published by Phaidon, NY, 2007
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Title: Japan Style

Publisher: Phaidon, NY

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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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.

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Gian Carlo Calza teaches East Asian Art History at Ca'Foscari University of Venice and is director of the International Hokusai Research Centre in Milan.

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