Akira Arita: New York Works, 1994-1996, Kahitsukan, Bilingual Catalog, Very Good

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Akira Arita: New York Works, 1994-1996
Akira Arita, Yoshiaki Kajikawa (Editor), et al.
Kahitsukan, Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art
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Notes: Very Good, 4to, 12 3/4" x 10." Bilingual text in Japanese hiragana and English. White paper wrappers with black lettering on front and spine. Lightly embossed lettering on front. Covers have slight age toning (mostly along spine), slight wear to extremities, and light stains on fore-edge of front and back, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have light stains on fore-edge of text block, else clean and intact (part of the staining comes onto pages but is limited to margins). Replete with illustration in black-and-white and color, most in color. Unpaginated, 55 pp., including illustrations. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Kahitsukan, Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art. The show featured the "New York works" of Akira Arita (b. 1947), a Japanese-American artist and professor, made between 1994 and 1996. Arita is perhaps best-known for his Photorealistic art. The artworks depicted herein are oil on canvas, watercolor on paper, and pencil on paper that are thematically unified by abstract geometric shapes with a metallic effect. Edited by Yoshiaki Kajikawa. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.