Contemporary Japanese Masters
By (author) Joe Earle
Normal Price: $28.99
Your Price: $26.09 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.30 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
New Bamboo by Joe Earle
Book DescriptionWhile woven bamboo containers have been common in Asia for thousands of years, it is only in the past 150 years that basketry has become widely regarded as an art form. This stunning book celebrates contemporary Japanese bamboo masters whose breathtakingly beautiful and imaginative new works are changing the definition of basketry. Focusing on contemporary bamboo artists working in sculptural forms, the book is based on recent interviews and critical analysis. In his compelling and accessible text, Joe Earle argues that today's bamboo sculpture reaches beyond its craft roots to abandon functionality, while maintaining meticulous attention to the rigorous technical skill on which Japanese basketry was founded. Poised between traditional and contemporary art and drawing inspiration from both, Japanese bamboo art sheds new light on the complex relationship between past and present cultures.
Buy New Bamboo book by Joe Earle from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780300141412
(229mm x 241mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joe Earle
Econocracy, Paperback (October 2016)
A particular, narrow way of thinking about the economy is dominant in society today. This book explores how this came to be, why the system cannot continue and how to build a better future.
Infinite Spaces, Paperback (September 2012)
A exquisite picture book enhanced with writings from the Sakuteiki, an eleventh-century text on garden design
Serizawa, Paperback (September 2009)» View all books by Joe Earle
Serizawa Keisuke (1895-1984) was one of the greatest artists of 20th-century Japan. This book presents Serizawa's artistic biography in detail using the finest examples of his work from leading Japanese collections.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about New Bamboo book by Joe Earle and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Joe Earle
Joe Earle is vice president and director of the gallery at Japan Society, New York City.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.