Leiko Ikemura: Day, Night, Half Moon
by Hortensia Von Roda (9783858812315)

Leiko Ikemura: Day, Night, Half Moon
 

Hortensia Von Roda


Release Date: 15 July 2010
Format: Hardback
Pages: 368
Category: Art Forms
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9783858812315
ISBN-10: 3858812315



Leiko Ikemura is one of the best-known artists of Japanese origin working in the West. Her work, including drawings, paintings, and sculptures, have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Western Europe, Australia, and Japan. Presented here in "Leiko Ikemura: Day, Night, and Half Moon" is the most comprehensive collection of Ikemura's work, encompassing more than 200 drawings, the majority of them previously unpublished, and a broad selection of her paintings and sculptures. Ikemura's fabulous drawings are celebrated for their oscillations between opposites--light and dark; joy and pain; day and dream. In them, she creates a highly personal, vast, and secretive universe beyond space and time, populated by maiden-like beings and fantastic creatures. Accompanying the lush illustrations are essays by eminent critics, including Donald Kuspit, that foreground Ikemura's themes and aesthetic approach. A fascinating volume of work by an artist who bridges East and West, "Leiko Ikemura: Day, Night, and Half Moon" will be of interest to students and scholars of contemporary art.

AUD $173.00

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.



Write a customer review of Leiko Ikemura: Day, Night, Half Moon.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide