Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture

Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture

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KATSURA: PICTURING MODERNISM IN JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE Yasufumi Nakamori, Photographs by Ishimoto Yasuhiro

Originally published by Yale University Press in 1960, Katsura: Tradition and Creation of Japanese Architecture is the most significant photographic publication about the relationship of modernity and tradition in postwar Japan. Designed by famed Bauhaus graphic artist Herbert Bayer, Katsura comprises 135 black-and-white photographs by Ishimoto Yasuhiro depicting the 17th-century Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto, with essays by architects Walter Gropius and Tange Kenzo.

Hardcover
11 x 1 x 11.2 inches
3.2 lbs