BOOK REVIEW: EXPORTING JAPANESE AESTHETICS – TAASA Review June 2021
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This article was originally found in the June 2021 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 30, Issue 2, Page 22).
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Peter Shaw mutual gesture of reconciliation though an ironic one given the wartime destruction of housing in Japan. Three footed vase with design of gourds, insects and frogs, Japan, late 19th century, stoneware, 57.0 x 27.0 cm.
Art Gallery of New South Wales Exporting Japanese Aesthetics: Evolution from Tradition to Cool Japan Tets Kimura & Jennifer Anne Harris (eds) Sussex Library of Asian and American Studies, 2020 RRP: $99.95 hardback, 256 pp, illustrated This collection of ten essays examines international impacts and influences of Japanese culture and aesthetics outside that country from the early modern period until the present.
There is already a large body of literature about what is often loosely called Japonisme in European countries (including Scandinavia) and the USA...