Japanese Photobooks at the ICP Library: Revisited

Photobooks are like candy. Temptation is constant. And, if you don’t watch out, your bookshelves begin to bulge and overflow. This necessitates the unpleasant task of making more space for new acquisitions – a process that often requires picking and choosing among your favorite children. Decisions are further complicated by the discovery of books that… Continue reading Japanese Photobooks at the ICP Library: Revisited

Ten photobooks from 2013

  There are other great photobooks. Of course there are many others, and my colleagues have selected some of them and therefore I felt that I didn’t have to. Then again there is also a little duplication. So here we are and these are the ten photobooks I have selected for 2013 and I thought… Continue reading Ten photobooks from 2013

One Hundred Stonewares

One Hundred Stonewares (ICP Library call #: TR656 .U431 2008) From the Collection of The University of Tokyo, Photographed by Yoshihiko Ueda and Edited by Yoshiaki Nishino This is one of a series of, I think, 3 books from the University of Tokyo Press on cultural objects. In the introduction to this book, the topic… Continue reading One Hundred Stonewares