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Title Living national treasures of Japan.

Imprint [Tokyo : The Committee, 1982]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.52 LIV    Available
 GDL Brand Library Storage    709.52 LIV    Available
Description 286 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 x 25 cm.
Note An exhibition organized by the Committee of the Exhibition of Living National Treasures of Japan for the following museums in the United States: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from Nov. 3, 1982 - Jan. 2, 1983; the Art Institute of Chicago from Jan. 29, 1983 - March 20, 1983; and Japanese-American Cultural and Community Center from April 5, 1983 - May 1, 1983.
Some text translated from Japanese.
General editor, Jan Fontein.
Includes ceramics, textiles, dolls, lacquer ware, wood and bamboo crafts, metal work, swords, tôsôgu (sword furniture), tesuki washi (handmade Japanese paper)
Contents Foreword / by Yosoji Kobayashi. -- Preface / by Jan Fontein. -- Japanese traditional crafts and the government administration for their protection. -- A summary history and current status of Japanese traditional crafts. -- Plates. -- List of exhibits. -- Introduction to the artists. -- Glossary.
Subject Art, Japanese -- Exhibitions.
Art, Japanese -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Decorative arts -- Japan -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Fontein, Jan.
Committee of the Exhibition of Living National Treasures of Japan.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Art Institute of Chicago.
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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