The present catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition entitled ‘Reconstructions: Avant-Garde Art in Japan 1945-1965’ which was held at The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, and Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, from December 1985 to April 1986. The exhibition showcased for the first time in the West a selection of avant-garde art which focuses upon the relationship between art and society in Japan during the two decades after World War II. Chronology and bibliography are provided.

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Onsite

Location code EX.UNK.RAA
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English

Publication/Creation date

1985

ISBN / ISSN

0905836545

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1

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catalogue

Chapter headings
Introduction

- David ELLIOTT, Kazo KAIDO

Reconstruction: The Role of the Avant-Garde in Post-War Japan

- Kazo KAIDO

Progressive Trends in Modern Japanese Art

- Ichiro HARIU, 針生一郎

Surrealism and Post-War Reconstruction

- Kazo KAIDO, Yasuhiro YURUGI, 萬木康博

The New Realism

- Kazo KAIDO

Gutai, Informel and Abstract Art

- Yasuhiro YURUGI, 萬木康博, Fumio NANJO, 南條史生

Neo-Dada, Hi-Red Center: The Art of the Sixties

- Kazo KAIDO, Yasuyoshi SAITO, 斉藤泰嘉

The 1960s - The Art which destroyed itself: An Intimate Account

- Genpei AKASEGAWA, 赤瀨川原平

Reconstructions: Avant-Garde Art in Japan 1945-1965
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