Life in Edo x Russel Wong in Kyoto

Life in Edo x Russel Wong in Kyoto

Clement Onn, Christine Guth, Charmaine Toh

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789811806803

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This book accompanies a special exhibition of Edo-period Japanese woodblock prints and contemporary photographs of Japan by Singaporean Russel Wong at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore. All 147 woodblock prints, by a range of artists including Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro, Kunisada, Kuniyoshi, Sharaku, and more, and 10 scroll paintings showing travel, favourite foods, beauty secrets, pets, and festivals of Edo-period Japan (1603–1868) displayed in the show are reproduced in full colour. Also included are the 40 photographs of historic sites and geisha life in Kyoto by Russel Wong. Three short essay and detailed descriptions of each Japanese print make this book a perfect way to enjoy a vicarious trip to Japan.

Language: English
Country of Origin: Singapore
Number of Pages: 360
Format: Special
Imprint: Asian Civilisations Museum
Publication Year: 20210530

 


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