Urushi - Tradition And Innovation

Publisher Tokyo Bijutsu

ISBN 9784808711047

Idea Code 20454

Japan is renowned worldwide for its traditional crafts. 'Urushi' (lacquer), with its history of more than 1300 years and remarkable development of technique, is particularly noteworthy. This exhibition celebrates the 35th anniversary of the first 'Japan Traditional Urushi Works Exhibition'. The exhibition provides a comprehensive overview, ranging from artists from the Edo period to the new generation of urushi artists whose innovations are shaping traditional Urushi's future.

176 p, ills colour, 19 x 24 cm, pb, Japanese/English


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