98 works of portrait by 45 artists are presented in this catalogue. Besides works of Asian artists listed below, masterpieces by well-known painters and sculptors are also chosen, such as Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Paul Jackson Pollock, Paul Klee, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon, Antonin Artaud and Alberto Giacometti.

Featured in this catalogue are images of the displayed pieces, along with two essays about portrait artworks given by Kazuo Nakabayashi and Mika Kuraya.
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Onsite

Location code EX.JAP.VPH
Language

English, 

Japanese

Publication/Creation date

2000

No of pages

197

ISBN / ISSN

Nil

No of copies

1

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
The Face and the Painting - Kazuo NAKABAYASHI, 中林和雄
A Frontal Confrontation - Mika KURAYA, 藏屋美香
Visage: Painting and the Human Face in 20th-Century Art
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Visage: Painting and the Human Face in 20th-Century Art