An indispensable introduction to the evolution of Buddhist imagery from its origins in India through its spread to China, Japan, and South Asia
For more than 2,000 years, sublime works of art have been created to embody essential aspects of Buddhist thought, which developed and evolved as its practice spread from India to East Asia and beyond.$39.95ISBN: 9780890136522Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Museum of New Mexico Press - November 27th, 2019Vivid in Japanese art and imagination are creatures that are at once ghastly and humorous. The Japanese word yokai generally refers to a range of supernatural beings such as ghosts, demons, monsters, shapeshifters, tricksters, and other strange kinds of creatures. While their status is commonly described as supernatural, they exist or appear in the natural, human world.$8.99ISBN: 9781787559103Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Flame Tree Publishing - February 7th, 2020
The Japanese Woodblocks Mini Notebook Collection features a set of three mini, foiled and ruled notebooks, each with a different beautiful design - The Great Wave, Plum Garden and Sea at Satta. With a sturdy cover and rounded corners, they are perfect to be carried everywhere$17.99ISBN: 9784805315613Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Tuttle Publishing - March 10th, 2020
Anatomy and art combine in this incredibly detailed manga drawing guide that offers an in-depth look at the human body.$35.00ISBN: 9780500295427Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Thames & Hudson - December 3rd, 2019
A career retrospective of Yayoi Kusama, Japan’s most prominent artist and “Queen of Polka Dots,” covering all aspects of her provocative work.
Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama’s matchless creativity and originality have been captivating the world for more than six decades. Her retrospective exhibitions in four major European and American museums have seen record attendance.$39.95ISBN: 9783943330243Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Gingko Press - November 19th, 2019
Asian myths and folktales comprise a vast body of lore. From Chinese folklore to Japanese legends and Indian myths, they include elements from a dizzying array of religions, including Buddhism and Shinto, and they contain the historical traces of thousands of years of migration and cultural interchange.$87.00ISBN: 9784875024255Availability: Special OrderPublished: Kosakusha - November 11th, 2019
A collection of the bizarre, multi-dimensional comics of Tiger Tateishi, famous for his tiger-themed picture books and paintings. Includes many never-before-seen works, such as Mite Mite Gekijyo, Toto and Culcho. The work of a singular talent who influenced the genius of Fujio Akatsuka, now masterfully restored with a new binding by book designer Shin Sobue.$45.00ISBN: 9780878468669Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: MFA Publications - November 19th, 2019
The first book to focus exclusively on Hokusai's landscapes, by one of the world's leading ukiyo-e specialists$19.99ISBN: 9781506715919Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Dark Horse Manga - February 25th, 2020$39.95ISBN: 9784756251886Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pie International - November 5th, 2019
Flowers of Edo features 100 illustrations from the historical botanical art book, Honzou-zufu, and breathes new life into this work from the Edo period of Japan.$85.00ISBN: 9788891824332Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rizzoli - November 12th, 2019
The first illustrated monograph in English devoted to the work of Ai Xuan, the most influential contemporary oil painter and leading representative of Chinese realism.$39.99ISBN: 9781506715896Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dark Horse Books - December 3rd, 2019
Honoring the 35th anniversary of Stan Sakai's award-winning series Usagi Yojimbo, this deluxe art collection includes hundreds of full-page cover pieces illustrated by Stan Sakai!
From clashing swords with Lord Hikiji to standing alongside the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Usagi's lively history is fully represented in this compendium of Stan's greatest covers.