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This book accompanies a special exhibition of Edo-period Japanese woodblock prints and contemporary photographs of Japan by Singaporean Russel Wong at the Asian Civilisations Museum. All 147 woodblock prints, along with 10 scroll paintings, by a range of artists including Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro, Kunisada, Kuniyoshi, Sharaku, and more, showing travel, favourite foods, beauty secrets, pets, and festivals of Edo-period Japan (1603–1868) displayed in the show are reproduced in full colour. Also included are the 40 photographs of historic sites and geisha life in Kyoto by Russel Wong. Three short essay and detailed descriptions of each Japanese print make this book a perfect way to enjoy a vicarious trip to Japan.
Authors: Clement Onn, Christine Guth, Charmaine Toh
Format: Hard/soft cover