TASCHEN BOOKS -Japanese Woodblock Prints. 40th Anniversary Edition
TASCHEN BOOKS - Japanese Woodblock Prints. 40th Anniversary Edition
The Japanese woodblock print is a phenomenon with no Western equivalent. Breathtaking landscapes exist alongside blush-inducing erotica, ghosts and demons torment the living, and sumo wrestlers and kabuki actors are rock stars. This condensed edition revisits the most exceptional prints from 1680–1938, presenting the finest impressions in museums and private collections worldwide.
Hardcover, 15.6 x 21.7 cm, 1.41 kg, 512 pages
TASCHEN at 40!
Since starting their work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible publishing, helping bookworms worldwide curate their own library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia at an unbeatable price.
This book celebrates 40 years of incredible books by staying true to their company credo. The 40 series presents new editions of some of the stars of their program—now more compact, friendly in price, and still realized with the same commitment to impeccable production.
About TASCHEN BOOKS
Founded in 1980 by Benedikt Taschen, TASCHEN is a leading art book publisher known for its dazzling and audacious world of eye-catching coffee table books spanning architecture, aphrodisia, art, design, fashion, photography, pop culture, style, and travel. TASCHEN is comanaged by Benedikt Taschen and his eldest daughter, Marlene Taschen.