ISBN-10:
0824824008
ISBN-13:
9780824824006
Pub. Date:
03/01/2001
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Art in the Encounter of Nations: Japanese and American Artists in the Early Postwar Years

Art in the Encounter of Nations: Japanese and American Artists in the Early Postwar Years

by Bert Winther-Tamaki

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ISBN-13: 9780824824006
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 03/01/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.13(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
A Note Regarding Transliteration and Citation of Namesxi
Introduction1
Chapter 1Relations of Japanese and American Art5
Artistic Nationalism5
East-West Rhetoric10
Early Formations11
Changing Fortunes15
Chapter 2The Japanese Margins of American Abstract Expressionism19
National Flavors of Abstraction20
Okada Kenzo: Oriental Abstraction22
Hasegawa Saburo: Ambassador of Japanese Art32
Mark Tobey: A Janus-Faced America43
Franz Kline: American Graphology56
Artists Typecast by Nationality62
Chapter 3The Calligraphy and Pottery Worlds of Japan66
Art Worlds within Nations67
Morita Shiryu: The Lexical Basis of Calligraphy74
Yagi Kazuo: The Attachment to Clay89
Proprietorship of Clay and Ink106
Chapter 4Isamu Noguchi: Places of Affiliation and Disaffiliation110
Changing Places, Changing Skin111
Hiroshima: To Build a Nation117
Kita Kamakura: To Dwell in a Nation130
Paris: To Pay Homage to the Japanese Garden141
Manhattan: To Possess the Japanese Garden156
The Ground as a Modern Medium168
Conclusion: Patterns of Interactivity173
Notes177
Select Bibliography195
Index203

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