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Kōgei 2020: The Art of Crafting Beauty from Nature

Price:
2,500 yen (JPY)
Supervisor:
Tokyo National Museum Hyokeikan
Language:
In Japanese
Size:
257 × 185 × 15 mm, 570g
Pages:
160
Binding:
softcover
Release date:
20200920
ISBN:
978-4-86152-810-1 C0072

The contemporary fascination and potential of craft traditions that have evolved in constant conversation with nature.

This book themed on the relationship of crafts (kōgei) to nature offers new insights into the value of craft as revealed through eighty-two recent works each by a different leading contemporary artist in the fields of ceramics, textiles, lacquerware, metalwork, wood and bamboo work, dollmaking, cloisonné, and glass. Discover the new power and possibilities of crafts through encounters with living masters who create expressive works for today.

 

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