Shin Hanga: New Prints in Modern Japan
Kendall Brown, Los Angeles 1996, LACMA. Stiff color wrappers, very good condition, 119 pps. index, 61 color and 60 b.w. photos of prints, 9.75" x 12" tall, Out of Print -- small printing for the exhibition only.
An essential reference guide to Japanese woodblock prints from the Taisho through Showa eras (1912-1950), commonly referred to as shin hanga or "new prints." Citing and picturing many seminal examples this book will be highly useful to collectors and students of this genre. Essays include: Shin-Hanga: Traditional Prints in a New World by Goodall-Cristante; Modernity & Memory: Shin Hanga & Taisho Culture by Kendall Brown; and Shin-Hanga: A Critical Bibliography by Kendall Brown. Includes exhibition check list and bibliography. Includes prints by Yoshida Hiroshi, Toshi Yoshida, Kawase Hasui, Kasamatsu Shiro, Ito Shinsui, Torii Kontondo, Kobayashi Kiyochika, Toyohara Kunichika, Natori Shunsen, Yamamura Toyonari, Ikeda Shoen, Yamamoto Shoun, Mizuno Toshikata, Kaburagi Kiyokata, Oda Kazuma, Hashiguchi Goyo, Yoshikawa Kano, Takahashi Shotei, Yoshikawa Kanpo, Ota Masamitsu, Ohara Shoson, Kasamatsu Shiro, Ito Sozan, Hirano Hakuho, Furuya Taiken, Oda Kazuma, Tsuchiya Koitsu, Ito Takashi, Takahashi Shotei, Miki Suizan, Ito Yuhan, Bannai Kokan, Ishiwata Koitsu, Narazaki Eisho et al.