Other World, the: Illustration from Asian Myth and Folklore

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This publication features the expressive works of 50 distinguished illustrators who are passionate about Asian myths and folklore. Asian myths and folk tales comprise a vast body of lore. From Chinese folklore to Japanese legends and Indian myths, they include elements from a dizzying array of religions, including Buddhism and Shinto, and they contain the historical traces of thousands of years of migration and cultural interchange. Through the form of illustration, the artists in this volume portray these ancient stories in a visual, artistic and intuitive way, reinterpreting their philosophies and aesthetics. The book contains both single and series illustration, and aims to explore the tacit connection between illustrated works and Asian myths and to serve as inspiration for both illustrators and lovers of stories.
ISBN 9783943330243. Gingko Press.
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This publication features the expressive works of 50 distinguished illustrators who are passionate about Asian myths and folklore. Asian myths and folk tales comprise a vast body of lore. From Chinese folklore to Japanese legends and Indian myths, they include elements from a dizzying array of religions, including Buddhism and Shinto, and they contain the historical traces of thousands of years of migration and cultural interchange. Through the form of illustration, the artists in this volume portray these ancient stories in a visual, artistic and intuitive way, reinterpreting their philosophies and aesthetics. The book contains both single and series illustration, and aims to explore the tacit connection between illustrated works and Asian myths and to serve as inspiration for both illustrators and lovers of stories.
  • Publisher
    Gingko Press
  • Release
    December 2019
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    240 pages, 650 illustrations, 350 Illustrations. 20 x 25 cm
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