Communicating Vessels: The Surrealist Movement in Japan, 1923-1970

Japanese Surrealism: Okamoto, Men Aflame, 1955, Tokyo Museum of Modern ArtJapanese Surrealism: Teshigahara, The face of another (still)Japanese Surrealism, The Legend of Urashima Taro, 1937, Kyoto National Museum of Modern Art

 

Japanese Surrealism: Majella Munro Communicating Vessels the Surrealist Movement in JapanCommunicating Vessels:
The Surrealist Movement in Japan, 1925-70
by Majella Munro




The first comprehensive survey of Surrealist art production in Japan.

The first account to discuss Japanese Surrealism both as part of an international Surrealist movement and within its domestic art historical context, offering an unprecedented examination of the reception of the work of Japanese Surrealists by their French counterparts.

This ground-breaking volume uses Japanese production as a case study to advance understanding of Surrealism internationally.

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