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Title Deco Japan : shaping art & culture, 1920-1945 / Kendall H. Brown, editor ; essays by Tim Benton ... [et al.].

Imprint Alexandria, Va. : Art Services International, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.52 DEC    Available
Description 319 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Japan Society Gallery, New York, N.Y., Mar. 16-June 17, 2012, the John and Mable Ringing Museum, Sarasota, Fla., July 14- Sept. 30, 2012, and the Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 9-Jan. 19, 2014.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 305) and index.
Contents Japanese Ambassador / Ichiro Fujisaki -- Collector's preface / by Robert and Mary Levenson -- Acknowledgments / by Lynn Robertson -- Introduction : Japan and "Art Deco" / by Kendall H. Brown -- Art Deco and japonisme / by Tim Benton -- On "things Japanese" in the 1930s / by Takanami Machiko -- The craftsman's utopia / by Kitamura Hitomi -- The modern girl : icon of modernity / by Vera Mackie -- Catalogue -- Notes to the catalogue -- Cultural appropriations -- Formal manipulations : abstract forms -- Formal manipulations : natural motifs -- Over and under the sea -- Social expressions : nationalism -- Social expressions : the floating world transformed -- The cultured home.
Subject Levenson, Bob, Dr. -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Levenson, Mary -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Art deco -- Japan -- Exhibitions.
Art, Japanese -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Private collections -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Brown, Kendall H.
Machiko, Takanami.
Japan Society (New York, N.Y.). Gallery.
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
Society of the Four Arts.
Added Title Shaping art and culture, 1920-1945
ISBN 0883971577 (pbk.)
9780883971574 (pbk.)

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