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.
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.
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