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Fukuoka Asian Art Museum 20th Anniversary Exhibition: Journey through Asian Art

Year:2019

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, this large-scale collection exhibition provides an overview of 100 years of modern and contemporary Asian art, introducing each region's cultural characteristics, trends, and influences that are common to all of them. In addition to the assigned curator's opening essay, this volume contains nine columns by the museum's curators and 28 commentaries on art genres. It also includes a chronology of the museum's history, collection analysis, a timeline of Asian art, a list of works, etc.
Japanese and English: 256 pages, 490 illustrations.

Price
2,200yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

Blaze Carved in Darkness: Woodcut Movements in Asia 1930s-2010s

Year:2019

This exhibition focuses on woodcuts (woodcut prints), which has played an essential role in Asia's modernization and is the first attempt to see woodcuts as a media calling for solidarity among people participating in political and social movements in various parts of Asia.
The exhibition catalog includes 20 articles by researchers at home and abroad, a chronological table, artists' epitome, a list of works, and a reference list.
Japanese-English: 256 pages, 450 plates.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Arts Maebashi
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Toward the Modernity: Images of Self & Other in East Asian Art Competitions

Year:2014

This exhibition is the first of its kind to introduce the modernity of arts in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Northeast China (former Manchuria) in the first half of the 20th Century in the leveling context of "Kantan" or a government sponsored art competition.
Along with the images of exhibits, the catalogue includes materials and a chronology of Kanten in each region and various essays.

Japanese-Korean-Chinese: 320 pages, 176 color plates

Price
1,905 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fuchu Art Museum, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan Association of Art Museums (The Yomiuri Shimbun)
sh_01_1305021523331110

Women In-Between: Asian Women Artists 1984-2012

Year:2012

Bringing together about 120 art works, such as paintings, photographs, video works, installations created by Asian women artists who have been active since the 1980s, the exhibition provided an overview of historical transition of perspectives and various expressions of these artists. Japanese-English: 220 pages, 120 color plates

Price
1,800 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Mie Prefectural Art Museum Assistance Foundation
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Mie Prefectural Art Museum Assistance Foundation
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Pure views: New Paintings From China- Traditions Reactivated

Year:2012

The exhibition focused on a new trend of contemporary Chinese art inspired by traditional Chinese paintings and showed works created by 19 emerging and mid-career artists.
Japanese-Chinese-English: 250 pages, 130 color plates

Price
1,905 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum/Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum/Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art
sh_01_1303131532292047

Collecting India: Fascination with India Visual Culture in Contemporary Japan

Year:2012

Enthralled with India: such were the artists whose works were featured, and the collectors whose archive pieces were shown at this exhibition. Along with the essay on the history of the formation of visual images of India during the postwar era in Japan, the catalogue includes the passionate commentary of each collector on his/her collection and extra essays on Indian curry, films, and Indian goods shops in Japan. 128 pages, 112 color plates. Japanse-English.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
sh_01_1303131534112237

Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collection of the Busan Museum of Art: Korean Waves

Year:2010

This was the exhibition commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Municipal Partnership between Fukuoka and Busan as well as their Friendship Year. The exhibition presented 76 works selected from 1800 works of the Busan Museum of Art collection, surveying Korean art from the 1940s to the present. The catalogue also includes history of art exchange between Fukuoka and Busan. The 128 page catalogue includes 96 color plates.

Price
2,000 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
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From The 11th Chinese National Art Exhibition 2009
Contemporary Fine Art from China

Year:2010

This exhibition presented 81 works selected from 500 award-winning works of the 11th Chinese National Art Exhibition in 2009, held every five years in China. The 120 page catalogue includes 90 color plates.

Price
1,200 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Japan-China Friendship Center
Published by
Japan-China Friendship Center
sh_01_1303131534502300

SELF and OTHER: Portraits from Asia and Europe

Year:2008

This exhibition was jointly presented by ethnographical museums, history museums and modern art museums in Asia and Europe. This exhibition brings together images of the human figure and face from Asia and Europe, covering such genres as drawing and painting, sculpture, prints, ceramics, photography and video art, to explore how artists have depicted their own and other cultures historically.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Kenji Yoshida and Brian Durrans with others
Published by
Asahi Shimbun
sh_01_1303131536142544

Art toward the Society: Realism in Korean Art 1945-2005

Year:2007

Under the joint auspices of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea and art museums in Japan, this exhibition introduced works of Korean realism focusing on minjoong art in the 1980s, for the first time in Japan.
This catalogues won the Catalogue Award of the Japan Association of Art Museums in 2007.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum
Published by
Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea; The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum; Fukuoka Asian Art Museum; Miyakonojo City Museum of Art; Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya City; Fuchu Art Museum; Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan Association of Art Museums
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Chen Chin

Year:2006

80 representative pieces by Chen Chin - a Taiwanese woman painter who worked between Japan and Taiwan under the Japanese occupation - are introduced. The exhibition also investigated Taiwanese paintings which opened up a new territory in the 20th century.
--Japanese texts only--

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Shibuya Art Museum, Shoto Art Museum, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Shibuya Art Museum, Shoto Art Museum, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
sh_01_0703061702303078

Contemporary Paintings and Prints from China

Year:2005

95 selected items from the National Exhibition in China are displayed in the exhibition. The National Exhibition in China is held every 5 years and this is the 10th exhibition of it.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Japan-China Friendship Center
Published by
Japan-China Friendship Center
sh_01_0703061658350933

50 Years of Modern Vietnamese Art: 1925-75

Year:2005

50 years of turbulent years in Vietnamese modern art history is comprehensively introduced through 90 pieces of artworks. It was the first exhibition made in Japan about the theme. The collections of oil, silk and lacquer paintings and prints from the National Gallery of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh Fine Arts Museum, Ministry of Information and Culture in Vietnam and the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum are introduced in the catalogue.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Ushiroshoji Masahiro
Published by
Sankei Newspaper Co.
sh_01_0506201152109664

China Dream
Another Flow of Chinese Modern Art

Year:2004

Untold Chinese modern art is presented through the exhibition of different visual languages loved by the Westerners and Chinese public in Canton and Shanhgai in the 19th and 20th century.
Japan Association of Art Museums' award winning catalogue.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
sh_01_0405311602275979

15 Tracks: Contemporary Southeast Asian Art

Year:2003

The exhibition was organized and curated by the Singapore Art Museum. Diverse and energetic art by 15 artists from 10 ASEAN countries were presented.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Singapore Art Museum
Published by
Japan Foundation
sh_01_0405311614356541

Modern Paintings of Mongolia: Its Origin up to Today

Year:2002

The first exhibition in the world introducing Mongolian modern art, which developed uniquely under the influence of impressionism and social realism, while also utilizing the tradition of Buddhism art and traditional Mongolian painting.

Price
2,000 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Tokyo Station Gallery, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Sankei Shimbun
sh_01_0405311608046250

Korean Popular Culture (Japanese only)

Year:2002

Korean visual culture found in various miscellaneous things such as video/TV, printed matter, urban street, and private household are explored in this exhibition.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Asahi Shimbun, Setagaya Art Museum
Published by
Asahi Shimbun
sh_01_0405280302224799

The World of Thangka: Introduction to Tibetan Buddihist Art (Japanese only)

Year:2001

Intropductory book published for the exhibition, "Art of Thangka: Tibetan Buddhist Art," which presented works in the Hanbit Foundation Collection, Korea.

Price
1,619 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Tanaka Kimiaki
Published by
Yamakawa Shuppan-Sha
sh_01_0405280353487110

Contemporary Paintings and Prints from China (Japanese and Chinese)

Year:2000

Oil paintings and Chinese traditional paintings by artists of the new generation are presented under various themes. The works are selected from those awarded in the 9th National Exhibition of Fine Art, an exhibition held every five years.

Price
Out of Print
Edited by
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Published by
Japan-China Friendship Center
sh_01_0405280258359024

Modern Painting in East Asia (Japanese only)

Year:1999

The development of oil painting in four regions of East Asia is traced from its very beginning.

Price
2,300 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
Published by
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
sh_01_0405280258209013

Asian Traditions/ Modern Expressions: Asian American Artists and Abstraction, 1945-1970

Year:1999

Works by artists who amalgamated Abstract Expressionisim and East Asian tradition in postwar America.

Price
2,500 yen (tax not included)
Edited by
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan Association of Art Museum
Published by
Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan Association of Art Museum