Nurimono. Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Masters
Elmar Weinmayr
Nurimono. Japanische Lackmeister der Gegenwart
(Nurimono. Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Masters)
Munich: Verlag Fred Jahn, 1996.
232 pages, 30 cm x 23 cm, photographes by Makoto
Kenmisaki, Tôkyô, and George Meister, Munich

Published in conjunction with the exhibition in the Museum für Lackkunst Münster, Galerie Handwerk München, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Berlin, 1996 - 1997.
The first part of the book includes an overview of the
history of the Japanese lacquer tradition and a detailed
introduction to the techniques of collecting, processing
and appling urushi-lacquer. The second part introduces
twelve outstanding contemporary lacquer masters and
their works.

Price  45.- Euro
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