Japanese Art and DesignBook - 2009
An overview of Japanese art from the last four centuries, this newly updated edition is an indispensable survey of the V&A's greatest treasures from the Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art. The Museums superb Japanese holdings, acquired over a period of 150 years, begin with the international exhibitions of the second half of the 19th century and continue to the present day. Among its treasures are exciting contemporary works by leading artists as well as historical masterpieces. Brilliantly illustrated, this book is an unrivalled panorama of Japan's achievements in art and design from the earliest times, showcasing netsuke, ceramics, lacquerware, textiles and dress, woodblock prints, armor, and metalwork.
Publisher: London : V & A Publications, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 709.5207 JAPANES
Characteristics: 223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Toshiba Gallery