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Author Graham, Patricia Jane, author.

Title Japanese design : art, aesthetics & culture / Patricia J. Graham.

Publication Info. Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    745.0952 GRA    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    745.0952 GRA    DUE 03-02-20
Description 160 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 157) and index.
Contents The aesthetics of Japanese design. Katsura, refined rusticity in architectural design; Shibui, subtle elegance; Wabi and Sabi, rustic and withered elegance; Iki, stylish, sophisticated elegance; Miyabi and Fūryū, opulent and stylish elegance; Karei, sumptuous elegance; Kabuku and Basara, outlandish elegance; Ma, an interval in time and space; Nōtan, the dark-light principle; Mingei, Japanese folk crafts; Rinpa, decorative art of Korin school; Kazari, modes of decoration and display; Japanese design, a visual primer featuring contemporary arts -- The cultural parameters of Japanese design. Religious values and Japanese design; Design in Japanese culture: ten key characteristics -- Early promoters of "artistic Japan" 1830s-1950s. Artists and art professors; Art dealers; Scientists and physicians; Industrial designers and architects; Journalists; Philosophers; Art historians and art critics; The legacy of the early writers.
Subject Design -- Japan.
Aesthetics, Japanese.
ISBN 9784805312506 (hbk.)
4805312505 (habk.)

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