New Films / Animation. Close-Up of Japan New York 1985-6

New York: Japan Society and The Museum of Modern Art, 1986. First edition. 4to, unpaginated, saddle-stapled illustrated wraps (by Yoji Kuri). Illustrated with black and white stills. Text in English.

The exhibition catalog for this series of films, shown at the two venues. Includes a foreward by David Owens, as well as an essay by Takashi Nakajima, "Putting Life into Still Objects", here translated into English by Owens. The remainder of the catalog includes program notes, biographies, and texts on films by Shunichi Nagasaki, Hayao Miyazaki, Naoto Yamawaka (the film "Attack on a Bakery" (Panya Shugeki), based upon the Haruki Murakami story, a as well as A Girl, She is 100%), Azuma Morisaki, Tatsuo Shimamura, Yoshimitsu Morita, Osamu Tezuka, Yojiro Takita, and others.

Scarce. OCLC locates only two holdings.

Very good with some toning to extremities. Item #27076

Price: $75.00

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