"In association with the Yokohama Museum of Art, The Japan Foundation, The Guggenheim Museum, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art."
With an extensive anthology of writings by Japanese artists and critics in English translation.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-411) and index.
Includes neon, glass sculpture, an electric dress.
Scream against the sky / Alexandra Munroe --
As witness to postwar Japanese art / Isozaki Arata --
Japan as museum : Okakura Tenshin and Ernest Fenollosa / Karatani Kōjin --
Artistic subjectivity in the Taisho and early Showa avant-garde / John Clark --
Japanese thematics in postwar American art : from soi-disant Zen to the assertion of Asian-American identity / Bert Winther --
Some issues of circumstance : focusing on the 1990s / Amano Tarō --
To catch up or not to catch up with the West : Hijikata and Hi Red Center / Nam June Paik --
To challenge the mid-summer sun : the Gutai group / Alexandra Munroe --
Circle : modernism and tradition / Alexandra Munroe --
Morphology of revenge : the Yomiuri Indépendent artists and social protest tendencies in the 1960s / Alexandra Munroe --
Revolt of the flesh : Ankoku Butoh and obsessional art ; A box of simile : Tokyo Fluxus, conceptual art, and the school of metaphysics ; The laws of situation : Mono-ha and beyond the sculptural paradigm / Alexandra Munroe --
X : experimental film and video / Barbara London --
Infinity nets : aspects of contemporary Japanese painting / Reiko Tomii --
Hinomaru illumination : Japanese art of the 1990s / Alexandra Munroe --
Readings in Japanese art after 1945 / compiled by Nakajima Masatoshi and Reiko Tomii.