How to look at Japanese art

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Harry N. Abrams, 1996 - Art - 144 pages
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Westerners have long been fascinated by Japanese art, but many viewers are unable to fully enjoy the work because they are unfamiliar with its distinctive attributes. Now, Stephen Addiss presents a complete introduction to one of the world's oldest and most admired art traditions. He discusses the composition, color, form, and subject matter of more than 60 outstanding works.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
6
CALLIGRAPHY
76
WOODBLOCK PRINTS
95
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Stephen Addiss serves as Tucker-Boatwright Professor in the Humanities: Art, University of Richmond.

Audrey Yoshiko Seo, PhD, teaches Japanese art and culture at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She is a specialist in Zen brushwork and twentieth-century Japanese art. She is the author of several books, including Zen No Sho: The Calligraphy of Fukushima Keido Roshi.
Stephen Addiss, PhD, is Tucker-Boatwright Professor in the Humanities: Art at the University of Richmond, Virginia, as well as a world-renowned calligrapher. He is a leading authority on Japanese art and the author of more than thirty-five books.

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