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Modern Japanese Posters
Museum and Archives,
Kyoto Institute of Technology
Design Collection 3

Author(s):
Seiji Wada, Tsumiki Wada
Price:
1,500 yen (JPY)
Language:
In Japanese
Size:
148 × 105 × 20 mm , 240 g
Pages:
288
Binding:
softcover
Release date:
20180326
ISBN:
978-4-86152-656-5 C0070

Posters were introduced into Japan from Europe at the end of the Meiji period along with printing techniques and the concept of design from which their modern-day counterparts evolved.The 229 posters presented in this collection range from posters reminiscent of ukiyo-e bijin–ga featuring beautiful women to posters in colorful modern designs produced at the end of the Meiji period, the Taisho period, and the early Showa period when visual design flourished in Japan.

Museum and Archives,
Kyoto Institute of Technology
Design Collection

The Museum and Archives has been engaged since 1902 in expanding its original collection of artworks that focused on what was at the time the latest in European design. This series treats two genres, posters and handicrafts, presenting artworks from some of the most eminent valuable collections in the country in a convenient pocket edition.

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