Collecting Modern Japanese Prints Then & Now
ISBN10: 080481936X ISBN13: 9780804819367 Contributors: Tolman, Norman Publisher: Tuttle Pub Published: Dec 1 1994 Weight: 2.90lbs. Height: 12.00" Width: 9.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
The book is lavishly illustrated with one hundred large, full-color photographs, with detailed information about each print and the artist who made it. In addition, an extensive biographical section serves as a valuable reference of Japanese print artists. Also included are a concise history of Japanese prints in general and a description of printmaking techniques and methods.
This handsome volume will provide readers with a comprehensive picture of printmaking in Japan over the past thirty years. The Tolmans' engaging account includes reminiscences of their long association with renowned artists now in their eighties and nineties and also recalls their determined efforts to support the younger generation carrying on the tradition of print excellence. The result is a rare, intimate look at Japanese prints and printmakers, written with knowledge, appreciation, and love by Mary and Norman Tolman, who have spent half a lifetime in the world of contemporary Japanese prints.