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Ian Luna
Random House Incorporated, 2007 - Art - 496 pages
The divergent personalities profiled in this book have collectively engineered entirely new ways of seeing, expanding their influence well beyond Japan and into the arts of Asia, Western Europe, and North America. Featuring the work of renowned talents as well as rising stars, this book is organized around the physical city and the role of the megalopolis as both the site and inspiration for an unprecedented explosion in the visual arts.

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About the author (2007)

Ian Luna is the author and editor of five books on architecture, urbanism, and design for Rizzoli. Toshiko Mori is a professor of Architecture and the Chair of the Department of Architecture at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Lauren A. Gould is an art director and writer based in New York City. Tom Mes and Jasper Sharp co-edit, the premier English-language website on Japanese cinema. Mes is also the author of several books. Kawamura Yuniya is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, and is the author of The Japanese Revolution in Paris Fashion and Fashion-ology: An Introduction to Fashion Studies. Hayashi Fumihiro is a writer and critic based in Tokyo, and the editor of the DUNE. David G. Imber and Mika Yoshida are editors of Casa Brutus and Brutus magazines, two influential architecture/design magazines in Japan.

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