DAKIN, H: Isamu Noguchi: Archaic / Modern

Hart, Dakin. Isamu Noguchi: Archaic / Modern. Giles, 2017. ISBN: 9781911282044. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30678) $30.00

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Color illustrations. 132p. Measures 8.75×11 inches. Brings together more than eighty works, from six decades, which reveal how the ancient world shaped this inspirational artist’s vision for the future. Noguchi (1904-1988) was a Japanese American artist and landscape architect.

HOKUSAI: Paintings and Drawings in the Freer Gallery of Art

Stern, Harold P. Hokusai: Paintings and Drawings in the Freer Gallery of Art. Smithsonian Institution, 1965. Unmarked. Some age tanning on edges. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30669) $12.00

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Essay by Harold P. Stern. Chronology. 2 tipped in color plates. 38 black-and-white plates. 36p. Smithsonian Publication No. 4419, revised 1965.

KOIKE, K: Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)

Book cover. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)Koike, Kazuko. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition). Taschen. ISBN: 9783836555227. Unmarked. Bumped edges. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30644) $65.00

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Text in English and Japanese.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 12 inches square. 510p.

This definitive history of Miyake’s clothes offers expert insight into the designer’s vision and daring. Stunning photographs from Miyake’s contemporary Yuriko Takagi capture his clothes in their particular quotidian originality, including a breathtaking shoot in Iceland. In her far-reaching essay, meanwhile, leading cultural figure Kazuko Koike offers both a complete chronology of Miyake’s work, and an unprecedented personal profile.