The Art of Japanese Craft: 1875 to the Present

The Art of Japanese Craft: 1875 to the Present[KINDLE] ✿ The Art of Japanese Craft: 1875 to the Present Author Felice Fischer – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk From Japan s first forays onto the international stage of world s fairs in the late th century to the dynamic creativity of the and s, from the heady post World War II period to the present day, Japa From Japan of Japanese Epub â s first forays onto the international stage of world s fairs in The Art PDF \ the late th century to the dynamic creativity of theand s, from the heady post Art of Japanese PDF/EPUB ½ World War II period to the present day, Japanese crafts have exhibited a rich diversity of media and techniques One of the first illustrated surveys in English of modern era Japanese crafts including ceramics, lacquerware, metalcraft, and wood this elegant book, withcolor illustrations, is an invaluable guide for the collector and scholar Focusing on an important collection of Japanese crafts destined for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the text discusses the artists and ideas that shaped and defined the aesthetic of th century Japan, noting that this nation which so deeply appreciates and fosters its crafts traditions hails its artists as living national treasures The book also includes artists biographies and reproductions of their signatures and marks. Felice Fischer s The Art of Japanese Craft, 1875 to the Present, is the most detailed work I have ever read that consisted of only sixty pages Fischer manages to highlight over fifty major Japanese artists and some of their major works, while still displaying large, colored artwork and details of different art techniques used during the time period Fischer herself works as the Luther B Brady Curator of Japanese Art and Curator of East Asian Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where many of Felice Fischer s The Art of Japanese Craft, 1875 to the Present, is the most detailed work I have ever read that consisted of only sixty pages Fischer manages to highlight over fifty major Japanese artists and some of their major works, while still displaying large, colored artwork and details of different art techniques used during the time period Fischer herself works as the Luther B Brady Curator of Japanese Art and Curator of East Asian Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where many of the pieces mentioned in are currently displayed Fischer relays the struggle and adaptations the art of Japanese craft went through since 1875, from its falling out of popularity as a result of western art taking over before this book starts, to its extreme success and modernization starting in the 1870s, continuing to the fallback totraditional craft work, and the eventual adaptation to function as well as beauty as a result of World War II and the need forpractical use items It covers works that use mediums such as clay, bronze, silver, lacquer work, stoneware, wood, porcelain, and even paper screens The book itself is split into four major sections a detailed timeline of the past century with small photos that relate to some major themes, a plates section consisting of large scale photos with descriptions of the artist and the particular technique used, and a checklist section of some works mentions earlier and displaying any information that hadn t fit earlier, followed lastly by all the artist s seals and short descriptions While the book successfully captured a large period of art history in a very small amount of space, it failed in organizing the information in an easy to follow order Many major artists would not have art pieces near their descriptions, or mention pieces that were not shown at any point during the book Many of the pieces in the timeline section came from either unknown artists or artists that many have only been mentioned briefly Most major artists would have a long list of places where an example of their work could be found, but the cramming of information made it difficult to follow the long list of references to different pages Overall, if you are looking for a condensed but still accurate history of Japanese art since 1875, this book is a great fit as long as you have the time and patience to locate and make sense of the constant directions to look at other pages when reading every other sentence It may be hard to follow at some point, but even so the book fulfills its purpose of delivering the rich history of Japanese art Given the amount of history Fischer is trying to pack into such a short number of pages and the level of detail and pictures she includes, the book is actually very well written It would easily be a well worth read to anyone with an interest in the subject of Japanese art

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    The Art of Japanese Craft: 1875 to the Present ePUB É of media and techniques One of the first illustrated surveys in English of modern era Japanese crafts including ceramics, lacquerware, metalcraft, and wood this elegant book, withcolor illustrations, is an invaluable guide for the collector and scholar Focusing on an important collection of Japanese crafts destined for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the text discusses the artists and ideas that shaped and defined the aesthetic of th century Japan, noting that this nation which so deeply appreciates and fosters its crafts traditions hails its artists as living national treasures The book also includes artists biographies and reproductions of their signatures and marks. Felice Fischer s The Art of Japanese Craft, 1875 to the Present, is the most detailed work I have ever read that consisted of only sixty pages Fischer manages to highlight over fifty major Japanese artists and some of their major works, while still displaying large, colored artwork and details of different art techniques used during the time period Fischer herself works as the Luther B Brady Curator of Japanese Art and Curator of East Asian Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where many of Felice Fischer s The Art of Japanese Craft, 1875 to the Present, is the most detailed work I have ever read that consisted of only sixty pages Fischer manages to highlight over fifty major Japanese artists and some of their major works, while still displaying large, colored artwork and details of different art techniques used during the time period Fischer herself works as the Luther B Brady Curator of Japanese Art and Curator of East Asian Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where many of the pieces mentioned in are currently displayed Fischer relays the struggle and adaptations the art of Japanese craft went through since 1875, from its falling out of popularity as a result of western art taking over before this book starts, to its extreme success and modernization starting in the 1870s, continuing to the fallback totraditional craft work, and the eventual adaptation to function as well as beauty as a result of World War II and the need forpractical use items It covers works that use mediums such as clay, bronze, silver, lacquer work, stoneware, wood, porcelain, and even paper screens The book itself is split into four major sections a detailed timeline of the past century with small photos that relate to some major themes, a plates section consisting of large scale photos with descriptions of the artist and the particular technique used, and a checklist section of some works mentions earlier and displaying any information that hadn t fit earlier, followed lastly by all the artist s seals and short descriptions While the book successfully captured a large period of art history in a very small amount of space, it failed in organizing the information in an easy to follow order Many major artists would not have art pieces near their descriptions, or mention pieces that were not shown at any point during the book Many of the pieces in the timeline section came from either unknown artists or artists that many have only been mentioned briefly Most major artists would have a long list of places where an example of their work could be found, but the cramming of information made it difficult to follow the long list of references to different pages Overall, if you are looking for a condensed but still accurate history of Japanese art since 1875, this book is a great fit as long as you have the time and patience to locate and make sense of the constant directions to look at other pages when reading every other sentence It may be hard to follow at some point, but even so the book fulfills its purpose of delivering the rich history of Japanese art Given the amount of history Fischer is trying to pack into such a short number of pages and the level of detail and pictures she includes, the book is actually very well written It would easily be a well worth read to anyone with an interest in the subject of Japanese art "/>
  • Hardcover
  • 59 pages
  • The Art of Japanese Craft: 1875 to the Present
  • Felice Fischer
  • English
  • 08 August 2019
  • 0876332025