Pop Art Japan : Contemporary Visual Art the Character Edition 2015
An introduction to 21 contemporary Japanese artists and a comprehensive catalogue their respective works. Altogether this volume introduces a total of 168 individual artworks depicting a variety of human, animal and character subjects. Recently contemporary Japanese culture has taken the world by storm making Japan the epitome of "cool." Through the lens of animation, comics and video games, Japanese pop culture has become the zeitgeist which continues to influence international contemporary culture. At the very heart of this cultural revolution lies the phenomenon that is "Japanese Pop Art." There can be no doubt that the artists featured in this volume are among the host of creators who have influenced the culture of a generation and show no signs of slowing down. Each of the artists featured in this volume is a Japanese national currently residing and working in Japan, be they illustrators, graphic artists or other art-makers. Although based predominantly in Japan, a great number of the featured artists have previously exhibited on an international level, in solo and group exhibitions at a number of locations across America, Europe and Oceania. The artists in this book, the second in the series, offers highly skilled works consummate to the international stage.
- Paperback | 138 pages
- 203.2 x 254 x 8.38mm | 367.41g
- 07 May 2015
- United States
- colour illustrations