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How to Read Buddhist Art (The Metropolitan Museum of Art - How to Read) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781588396730
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Published: Metropolitan Museum of Art - January 7th, 2020

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.

Yokai: Ghosts, Demons & Monsters of Japan: Ghosts, Demons & Monsters of Japan Cover Image
By Felicia Katz-Harris (Editor)
ISBN: 9780890136522
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Published: Museum of New Mexico Press - November 27th, 2019

Vivid 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.

Japanese Woodblock Mini Notebook Collection Cover Image
By Flame Tree Studio (Created by)
ISBN: 9781787559103
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Published: 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

How to Create Manga: Drawing the Human Body: The Ultimate Bible for Beginning Artists, with Over 1,500 Illustrations Cover Image
By Matsu
ISBN: 9784805315613
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Published: 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.

Yayoi Kusama: All About My Love Cover Image
By Yayoi Kusama (By (artist)), Akira Shibutami
ISBN: 9780500295427
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Published: 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.

The Other World: Illustrations from Asian Myth and Folklore Cover Image
By Sandu Publications (Editor)
ISBN: 9783943330243
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Published: 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.

Tra Cover Image
ISBN: 9784875024255
Availability: Special Order
Published: 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.

Hokusai's Landscapes: The Complete Series Cover Image
By Hokusai (Artist), Sarah Thompson
ISBN: 9780878468669
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Published: 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

Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs Cover Image
ISBN: 9781506715919
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Published: Dark Horse Manga - February 25th, 2020

Flowers of EDO: A Guide to Classical Japanese Flowers Cover Image
ISBN: 9784756251886
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Published: 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.

Ai Xuan: For A Silent Dreamland From a Master's Heart Cover Image
By Ai Xuan, Hsiung Yi Ching (Contributions by), Catherine Kwai (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9788891824332
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Published: 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.

Usagi Yojimbo: 35 Years of Covers Cover Image
By Stan Sakai, Stan Sakai (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781506715896
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Published: 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.

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