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Conflicts of interest : art and war in modern Japan
Conflicts of interest : art and war in modern Japan
St. Louis Art Museum, author.

Physical Description:
327 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
General Note:
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan, presented at the Saint Louis Art Museum from October 16, 2016-January 8, 2017.
ESSAYS: Art and war in modern Japan: Collecting and exhibiting Meiji War Prints and Related Materials / Philip K. Hu -- Meiji-Period War Prints and their Publishers / Andreas Marks -- Laughter about War in Modern Japan: Three series of Satirical Prints by Kobayashi Kiyochika / Sonja Hotwagner -- Images from the front: Japan's Modern Wars in the Age of Lithography and Photomechanical Reproduction / Sebastian Dobson -- Imagery of Japan's Modern Wars in the Western Media / Rhiannon Pager -- War Heros of Modern Japan: Early 1930s War Fever and the Three Brave Bombers / Maki Kaneko

CATALOGUE: Catatolgue entries by Philip K. Hu and Rhiannon Paget, with contributions from Sonja Hotwagner -- Part 1: Prologue -- Part 2: Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895) -- Part 3: Interwar Period -- Part 4: Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) -- Part 5: Epilogue.
This fascinating publication showcases the Saint Louis Art Museum's collection of Japanese military prints and related materials-one of the largest collections of such works in the world. The 1,400 objects in the collection are mostly color woodblock prints, but the holdings also include paintings, lithographs, photographs, stereographs, books, magazines, maps, game boards, textiles, ceramics, toys, sketchbooks, and commemorative materials. This extraordinary body of visual works chronicles Japan's rise as a modern nation from the beginning of the Meiji Restoration in 1868 through the aftermath of Pearl Harbor in 1942, with a focus on the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars. "Conflicts of Interest" will bring to light an important aspect of Japan's visual culture and the narratives it circulated for its citizens, allies, and enemies on the world stage.
Bibliographical References:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 308-322) and index.
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