From the striking ceramics of the Jomon period to the serene ink landscapes of the Muromachi era and beyond, this elegant book will elucidate and enhance your appreciation of every aspect of Japan's rich artistic culture. Packed with historical information, cultural context, and wonderful examples, Stephen Adiss and Audry Seo present a comprehensive guide to interacting with the art of Japan. From technical details to broad characteristics and speculative interpretations, the authors offer up a variety of considerations to keep in mind when looking at Japanese art.
A captivating lesson in detail, focus, and aesthetics, How to Look at Japanese Art makes for a wonderful addition to any art-lover's collection.
Readers interested in related titles from Stephen Addiss or Audrey Yoshiko Seo will also want to see: Art of Zen (ISBN: 1635610745).