The Confusion Era
Art and Culture of Japan During the Allied Occupation, 1945-1952
ISBN10: 0295976462 ISBN13: 9780295976464 Contributors: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) (Corporate Author) Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr Published: Nov 1 1997 Pages: 112 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 11.50" Width: 8.00" Depth: 0.25" Language: English
Six contributors discuss the state of Japanese arts during the allied occupation after the second World War. Topics include missteps by occupation censors, caution and experimentation on the part of nine artists of the era, the preservation of cultural property, and the conflicted roles of women and confused depictions of democracy in film. The editor includes numerous b&w photographs and stills from films, and color reproductions of paintings and of posters for movies, advertising, and emergency food and health announcements. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.