The space of effusion : Sam Francis in Japan = Shinshutsu no kūkan : Nihon ni okeru Samu Furanshisu (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The space of effusion : Sam Francis in Japan = Shinshutsu no kūkan : Nihon ni okeru Samu Furanshisu
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The space of effusion : Sam Francis in Japan = 浸出の空間 : 日本におけるサム・フランシス /
The space of effusion : Sam Francis in Japan = Shinshutsu no kūkan : Nihon ni okeru Samu Furanshisu

Author: Richard Speer ; edited by Debra Burchett-Lere.Richard SpeerSam FrancisDebra Burchett-LereLos Angeles County Museum of Art,All authors
Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland : Scheidegger & Spiess, Padua, Italy : O.G.M. [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Summary:
One of the twentieth century's leading abstract expressionists, Sam Francis (1923-94) was one of the few visual artists who traversed the globe multiple times during the 1950s and 1960s, becoming one of the first postwar American painters to develop a truly international reputation. Francis's engagement with the world and his fascination and involvement with different cultures, in particular that of Japan, is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: exhibition catalogs
illustrated books
Exhibition catalogs
Illustrated works
Catalogues d'exposition
Ouvrages illustrés
Exhibitions
Expositions
Named Person: Sam Francis; Sam Francis; Sam Francis; Sam Francis; Sam Francis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Speer ; edited by Debra Burchett-Lere. ; Richard Speer; Sam Francis; Debra Burchett-Lere; Los Angeles County Museum of Art,; Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess,
ISBN: 3858818615 9783858818614
OCLC Number: 1140777991
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: The Space of Effusion: Sam Francis in Japan is developed as an adjunct publication for the related exhibition, "Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), California, scheduled for 2020-21
Event notes: "Sam Francis and Japan: Emptiness Overflowing" :
2020-2021,
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, portraits, photographs ; 31 cm
Contents: Foreword. Sam Francis, a "Colorful Unsui" / Debra Burchett-Lere --
Mutual Influence --
Section I: Deep-Sea Night Journey. Informel Inception: Tapié, Teshigahara, Imai, Domoto --
Arrival in a Horizontal City --
Yoshiaki Tono and Sazo Idemitsu --
Ooka, Takiguchi, Kawai, Tomioka --
Gutai: Yoshihara and Tanaka --
Mono-ha: Suga, Takamatsu, Lee --
Stone and Clay --
Minami and Nantenshi --
Arata Isozaki --
Takemitsu and Ichiyanagi --
Teruko Yokoi, Mako Idemitsu, Margaret Smith --
The 1980s and 1990s --
Section II: The Contested Void. The Emptiness That is Not Empty --
A Love Affair with Nothingness --
Pushback --
Calligraphy, Chroma, and Decorativity --
Assimilation or Appropriation? --
Floating Worlds and Disappearance --
The Hole Within --
Coda --
Reference Literature --
Abridged Index --
Acknowledgements --
About the Author.
Other Titles: Sam Francis and Japan, emptiness overflowing.
Sam Francis in Japan
Shinshutsu no kūkan :
Responsibility: Richard Speer ; edited by Debra Burchett-Lere.

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The first book ever to explore deep involvement with Japan and Japanese culture of Sam Francis, one of the most distinguished American artists and one of the most significant protagonists of Abstract  Read more...

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