Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens from the Gitter-Yelen Collection (Hardcover)
Brand: The Israel Museum
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Language: English with Hebrew insert
Curator: Miriam Malachi
Size: 9.45" X 11.42" / 24 X 29 cm
This extensive album of photographs presents a selection of Japanese folding screens (by?bu) from the world-renowned Gitter-Yelen Collection. Masterpieces by some of the most influential artists of the 18th to 20th centuries are portrayed in exquisite detail with meticulous brush strokes and spectacular composition. These by?bu include such traditional themes of Japanese art as urban and rural life, landscape and the cycles of nature, and mythological narratives. Together with an extensive album of photographs that bring out the screens' captivating beauty, the publication features original research by Yukio Lippit of Harvard University and Shalmit Bejarano of Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University.
Hardcover, 112 pages
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.