Tokyo: Coherence, 2005. Item #40
This volume is an illustrated survey of masterworks of Japanese craft art from the Meiji period to the present day drawn from the collections of the Crafts Gallery, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Essays elucidate the birth of Japanese modern craft in the Meiji period and the studio craft movement in the Taisho, early Showa, then on to post-war and the 70''s through the 90''s. Works in major fields are represented: ceramics, lacquer, textiles, painting, and other media.