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Re: Japanese Design

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Lockie&BrickChapman (lbchapman)
Tue, 27 Jul 1999 12:13:07 -0500

Tokyo Form and Spirit catalogue, edited by M. Friedman, published by
Abbeville Press, from the exhibition organized by the Walker Art Center in
1986 is an excellent resource for Japanese design and culture.
Lockie Ramstad Chapman

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From: <Bicyclken>
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Sent: Monday, July 26, 1999 7:17 PM
Subject: Re: Japanese Design

> Hello everyone, I very rarely ask for your help but I have a few
> that I was hoping that someone could shed some light on.
> In my advanced art class, Art 4, Leigh H.S. this coming year I would like
> try a new unit that revolves around Japanese design and culture. I have
> Kimono's that have been stretched out to produce a cross like design.
> pattern would be the guide for the students, in which they would keep the
> integrity of the Kimono. The rest would be to use collage to produce a
> layered design that keeps within the ideas of Japanese art and design
> theories.
> My question is:
> 1. How do you define Japanese design and cultural art theory?
> 2. Where can I find books or written information on Japanese art and
> traditional art values?
> 3. Do you know of any Japanese artist/s that are working in collage or
> be considered a good example of Japanese design?
> If anyone has any suggestions I would be very grateful and I would be
> to share what happens with this unit, include handouts, examples and
> materials used, such as hand made paper bamboo, silk, etc.
> Thank you in advance!
> Ken Schwab
> San Jose CA

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