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Paintings By Masami Teraoka: Teraoka, Masami; James T. Ulak; Alexandra Monroe; and Lynda Hess

Paintings By Masami Teraoka

Teraoka, Masami; James T. Ulak; Alexandra Monroe; and Lynda Hess

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ISBN 10: 0834803526 / ISBN 13: 9780834803527
Published by Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution in association with Weatherhill (1996), Washington DC, New York, and Tokyo, 1996
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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112 pages. Illustrated throughout with color reproductions of Teraoka's paintings, which offer modern themes (many addressing AIDS) in the style of traditional Japanese woodblock prints. First edition (first printing, with no indications of later printings). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the artist and his wife, Lynda Hess: 'Best wishes, Masami & Lynda', with each artist signing their own name. Uncommon signed. Bookseller Inventory # 107405

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Title: Paintings By Masami Teraoka

Publisher: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution in association with Weatherhill (1996), Washington DC, New York, and Tokyo

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Integrating traditional imagery and subject matter with pop art, Teraoka casts contemporary issues—from AIDS to computers, environmental degradation, and drive-by shootings—in historical guise. Humor and satire combine with a vibrant iconography drawn from Japanese and Western sources—catfish, trickster, fox, ghost, snake, ninja, samurai, geisha, Adam and Eve, punk rockers, and television. Teraoka's work moves from the indulgent pleasures of ukiyo, or the "floating world" of ancient theater and pleasure houses, to a chastened consciousness of death and evil with a majestic virtuosity unique in contemporary art.

About the Author:

James T. Ulak, associate professor of Japanese art at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, has an abiding interest in Japanese narrative painting.

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