The first monograph of the Japanese art unit Paramodel, formed in 2001 by Yasuhiko Hayashi and Yusuke Nakano. Using everyday objects and toy parts like railroad models and water pipes, the art unit has created large-scale installations to represent their unique view of the world. This publication includes detailed documentation of work created by the art unit during the period from 2001-2010, ranging from animation, drawing, painting, object, photography and installation. 

Includes artist's biography.



'鉄道模型のレールや水道管など、身近な玩具や日用品を用いた
大規模なインスタレーションで国内外の注目を集める
林泰彦と中野裕介によるアーティスト・ユニット、パラモデル。
その多彩な表現が織りなす独自の世界観が注目をあつめ、
近年では、国内外で広く活動の輪を広げている。
本書では、アニメーション、絵画、オブジェ、写真、インスタレーションなど、
さまざまなジャンルを自在に横断し、現実を仮想的な「遊び」の空間へと
塗り替えていく彼らの活動の全貌を、豊富な図版と資料により紹介。
待望の初作品集。' 

-from publisher's website: http://www.seigensha.com/books/978-4-86152-260-4

Access level

Onsite

Location code MON.PAR5
Language

English, 

Japanese

Publication/Creation date

15 Jul 2010

No of pages

335

ISBN / ISSN

9784861522604

No of copies

1

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings

New Worlds from Old

- Reuben KEEHAN

The World According to Paramodel

Three Things You Can Tell by Looking Closely at Paramodel

- Tsukasa IKEGAMI, 池上司

P-1 2001-2003

P-2 2004-2006

Paramodel, Unlimited

- Yuki KONDO, 近藤由紀

P3 2007-2010

The Installations and Plastic World of Paramodel

- Minoru HATANAKA, 畠中実

Perpetually-updated Paragraphs on P art

The Symbiotic Sensibilites of "P"

- Fumihiko SUMITOMO, 住友文彥

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