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Titre : Ascending Chaos
Éditeur : Chronicle Books, San Francisco
Date d'édition : 2006
Reliure : Hardcover
Illustrateur : Masami Teraoka
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Signé : Signed by Illustrator(s)
Edition : 1st Edition
Fine in jacket. First US edition, first printing. Signed by Masami Teraoka. N° de réf. du libraire 905
Synopsis : Published to coincide with a series of major exhibitions extending beyond 2007, Ascending Chaos is the first major retrospective of Japanese-American artist Masami Teraoka's prolific and acclaimed work thus far. In Teraoka's paintings which have evolved from his wry mimicry of Japanese woodblock prints to much larger and complex canvasses reminiscent of Bosch and Brueghel the political and the personal collide in a riot of sexually frank tableaux. Populated by geishas and goddesses, priests, and politicians, and prominent contemporary figures, these paintings are the spectacular next phase of a wildly inventive career. With essays by renowned art critics who discuss how Teraoka's work inventively marries east and west, sex and religion, Ascending Chaos is a critical overview of this cultural trickster.
A propos de l'auteur:
Masami Teraoka grew up in Japan and has lived in America since 1961. His work is held in major institutions, including the Tate Modern and the Smithsonian. He lives in Waimanalo, Hawaii.
Alison Bing is a writer and critic who lives in San Francisco.
Eleanor Heartney is a New York-based cultural critic.
Kathryn Hoffmann is a specialist in interdisciplinary studies. She lives in Manoa, Hawaii.
Catharine Clark is the director of the Catharine Clark Gallery. She has represented Masami Teraoka since 1997.
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