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History of art in Japan / Tsuji Nobuo ; translated by Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere.

辻惟雄, 1932- author. Tsuji, Nobuo, 1932- (author.). Rousmaniere, Nicole Coolidge, 1961- (translator.).

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  • ISBN: 9780231193412
  • ISBN: 0231193416
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 631 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
  • Edition: [English] paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This book originally appeared in Japanese as Nihon bijutsu no rekishi (Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 2005). First English edition published 2018 by University of Tokyo Press."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface to the English Edition -- Translator's Preface -- Nengō Era Chart -- Map of Archaeological Sites -- Timelines -- Introduction -- Jōmon: The Force of Primal Imagination -- Yayoi and Kofun: Influences from the Continent -- Asuka and Hakuhō: The Sphere of East Asian Buddhist Arts -- Nara: The Spread of the Tang International Style -- Heian: Jōgan, Fujiwara, and Insei Art -- Kamakura Period: Aristocratic Aesthetics in Flux -- Nanbokuchō and Muromachi: Zen Buddhism and Chinese Art -- Azuchi-Momoyama: The Flowering of Kazari -- Edo: Townspeople and the Rise of Urban Culture -- Meiji to Heisei: Modern and Contemporary Art.
Summary, etc.:
"In this book the leading authority on Japanese art history tells the fascinating story of the country's exceptional cultural heritage. Tsuji Nobuo sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity. The History of Art in Japan discusses works ranging from the Jōmon period to contemporary art, from earthenware figurines in 13,000 BCE to manga, anime, and modern subcultures"-- Provided by publisher.
"History of Art in Japan is a fully illustrated overview of Japanese art, written by one of Japan's most distinguished art historians. This masterful account of the country's exceptional cultural heritage sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity. A leading authority on Japanese art history, Tsuji Nobuo discusses works ranging from the Jōmon period to contemporary art, from earthenware figurines in 13,000 BCE to manga, anime, and modern subcultures. He explains crucial aspects of Japan's many artistic mediums and styles--including paintings, ukiyo-e, ceramics, sculpture, armor, gardens, and architecture--covering thousands of years. Drawing on newly discovered archaeological findings and the latest research, the book examines Japanese art in various contexts, including Buddhist and religious influences, aristocratic and popular aesthetics, and interactions with the world. Generously illustrated with hundreds of full-color images, maps, and figures, History of Art in Japan is an indispensable resource for all those interested in this multifaceted history, illuminating countless aspects of Japanese art for scholars and general readers alike." -- Publisher's description.
Subject: Art, Japanese.
Art japonais.
Art, Japanese.
Summary: "In this book the leading authority on Japanese art history tells the fascinating story of the country's exceptional cultural heritage. Tsuji Nobuo sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity. The History of Art in Japan discusses works ranging from the Jōmon period to contemporary art, from earthenware figurines in 13,000 BCE to manga, anime, and modern subcultures"--
"History of Art in Japan is a fully illustrated overview of Japanese art, written by one of Japan's most distinguished art historians. This masterful account of the country's exceptional cultural heritage sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity. A leading authority on Japanese art history, Tsuji Nobuo discusses works ranging from the Jōmon period to contemporary art, from earthenware figurines in 13,000 BCE to manga, anime, and modern subcultures. He explains crucial aspects of Japan's many artistic mediums and styles--including paintings, ukiyo-e, ceramics, sculpture, armor, gardens, and architecture--covering thousands of years. Drawing on newly discovered archaeological findings and the latest research, the book examines Japanese art in various contexts, including Buddhist and religious influences, aristocratic and popular aesthetics, and interactions with the world. Generously illustrated with hundreds of full-color images, maps, and figures, History of Art in Japan is an indispensable resource for all those interested in this multifaceted history, illuminating countless aspects of Japanese art for scholars and general readers alike." -- Publisher's description.