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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Myers, Jane, 1955-
Shores of a dream.
Fort Worth, Tex. : Amon Carter Museum, ©1996
|Named Person:||Yasuo Kuniyoshi; Yasuo Kuniyoshi|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jane Myers; Tom Wolf; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.
|Notes:||Published in conjunction with the exhibition at Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Tex. Sept. 7-Nov. 17, 1996 and Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Me., Feb. 1-Mar. 30, 1997.|
|Description:||viii, 72 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm|
|Contents:||Color Plates --
Kuniyoshi in the Early 1920s / Tom Wolf --
Independent Creations: Kuniyoshi's Ink Drawings of 1921-25 / Jane Myers.
|Responsibility:||essays by Jane Myers and Tom Wolf.|
The Shores of a Dream reveals the range of Kuniyoshi's early work, from broadly painted canvases that echo American folk painting to pen-and-ink works reminiscent of Japanese sumi ink drawing or touched with delicate washes of color. Comparative examples from traditional Japanese art and Kuniyoshi's contemporaries, including Charles Demuth, Georgia O'Keefe, and Marsden Hartley, suggest how he fused both traditional and modernist artistic principles into a style uniquely his own.