Keisuke Serizawa: Designed by the Emperor of Japan as "An Intangible Cultural ..

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Keisuke Serizawa: Designed by the Emperor of Japan as "An Intangible Cultural Asset, Popularly Known as "A Living Treasure"
Author:
Longenecker, Martha; Will Hippen, Jr.; Lennox Tierney
Publisher:
Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art
Release Date:
1979
Seller Category:
JAPAN
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Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 02185
Notes: Very Good 8vo 8 1/2" x 9 1/2" beige and brown pictorial perfect bound art exhibit catalog, featuring "Okinawa-Miyage, Souvenirs of Okinawa" to front and back, white Japanese calligraphy to front, yellow lettering to front, back, and spine, minor wear to edges, some shelfwear, yellowing to transparencies, 1/4" faint pink printing error to page 39, otherwise, sharp tips, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. 48 [3] pp., replete with black-and-white photographs, full-color and black-and-white images, a few transparencies throughout, 3 "In Gratitude" notes by Martha Longenecker, Will Hippen, Jr., and Lennox Tierney, commentary by Martha Longenecker, Biographical Notes, and list of Exhibition Items Not Appearing in the Catalog. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of Keisuke Serizawa's artwork at the Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art from June 23 to October 14, 1979. From the "In Gratitude" note by Lennox Tierney: "Keisuke Serizawa's magnificent art carries forward the understanding and insights of the mingei movement - the most human universal of all art expressions. His personal humility is scaled by the greatness of his expression as he ascends into that rare company of the truly great artists of our time." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.