Against Nature : Japanese Art in the Eighties

Hosokawa, Shuhei and Ikui, Eikou and Sokolowski, Thomas and Holbreich, Kathy and Kobata, Kazue and Kohmoto, Shinji and Nanjo, Fumio. Against Nature : Japanese Art in the Eighties. Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center; s.l.: Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University; s.l.: The Japan Foundation, 1989.

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Abstract (English)

Hosokawa discusses the influence of American English and Roman alphabet transcriptions of Japanese in the public sphere in Tokyo while Ikui describes the predominance of American culture. Includes a round table discussion between representatives of the American and Japanese art communities. Biographical notes on the nine artists as well as Dumb Type, a collaborative group of 15 members.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Hosokawa, Shuhei (Author); Ikui, Eikou (Author); Sokolowski, Thomas (Curator); Sokolowski, Thomas (Author); Holbreich, Kathy (Curator); Holbreich, Kathy (Author); Kobata, Kazue (Author); Kohmoto, Shinji (Curator); Kohmoto, Shinji (Author); Nanjo, Fumio (Curator); Nanjo, Fumio (Author); Kline, Kathy (Prefacer); Katori, Yasne (Prefacer)
Dossier: 600 - JAPON / JAPAN
Collation: 90 p. : 33 ill. col. ; 30 x 22 cm
ISBN: 0938437240
Language of Publication: English; Japanese
Publishers: Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center; s.l.: Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University; s.l.: The Japan Foundation
Artists: Dumb Type; Funakoshi, Katsura; Hirabayashi, Kaoru; Maemoto, Shoko; Miyajima, Tatsuo; Morimura, Yasumasa; Ogino, Yusei; Ohtake, Shinro; Tsubaki, Noboru; Yamamoto, Tomioki
Critics / Curators / Historians: Halbreich, Kathy; Sokolowski, Thomas; Kohmoto, Shinji; Nanjo, Fumio
Event Statement: Exhibition organized by Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, MIT List Visual Arts Center (Cambridge) and the Japan Foundation. - Itinerary: June 1989 - Feb. 1991, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ; Akron Art Museum ; MIT List Visual Arts Center ; Bank of Boston Art Gallery ; Seattle Art Museum ; The Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati) ; Grey Art Gallery, University of New York ; Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston).
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 1990
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:32
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/2064
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