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Dark & Fetish Art

Elegance in Japanese Art: Edo Rinpa Bird and Flower Painting

WAGASHI : The Art of Japanese Confectionery

 A Victorian Flower Album

Kimono and the Colors of Japan (New Printing Edition)

Beautiful Scenes from a Fantasy World: Background Illustrations and Scenes from Anime and Manga Works

Yokai Wonderland - More from YUMOTO Koichi Collection: Supernatural Beings in Japanese Art -

Romantic Princess Style: A Collection of Art by Macoto Takahashi

The Art of Fantasy, Sci-fi and Steampunk

The Art of the Dinosaur : Illustrations by the Top Paleoartists in the World

Hell in Japanese Art

The Art of Decadence: European Fantasy Art of the Fin-de-Siècle°°

Animals by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

Christian Boltanski<br>Animitas – Les âmes qui murmurent<br>

A Thousand and One Nights: The Art of Folklore, Literature, Poetry, Fashion & Book Design of the Islamic World

Bonsai, Reprint Edition

The World of Mucha: A Journey to Two Fairylands: Paris and Czech

French Antique Textiles: Collections Made and Imported by Mulhouse, Toiles de Jouy and Souleiado

Jakuchu: The 300th Anniversary of his Birth

Something Wicked from Japan: Ghosts, Demons & Yokai in Ukiyo-e Masterpieces

Alain Grée: Works by the French Illustrator from the 1960s-70s

The World of Aquirax Uno°«s Fantasy Illustrations

Beautiful Book Designs: From the Middle Ages to the Mid 20th Century

Erotica in Japanese Contemporary Art II: Contemporary Art, Hyperrealism, Photography and Steampunk

Surprise! by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

TAISHO KIMONO: Beauty of Japanese Modernity in 1910s & 20s

Shunga - Aesthetics of Japanese Erotic Art by Ukiyo-e Masters

Japanese Erotica in Contemporary Art: Paintings, Illustrations, Dolls and more

Harry Clarke: An Imaginative Genius in Illustrations and Stained-glass Arts

The Art of Japanese Dyeing Patterns: Kamawanu Collection of Tenugui: Japanese Cotton Cloth

Aubrey Beardsley: The Decadent Magician of the Light and the Darkness

Dreaming Girls: Art Collection of Macoto Takahashi

Traditional Japanese Patterns and Motifs

Yokai Museum: The Art of Japanese Supernatural Beings from YUMOTO Koichi Collection

Manga: The Pre-History of Japanese Comics

Mushroom Botanical Art

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Sep/2018 release in the US and Europe
Dark & Fetish Art
Dark & Fetish Art
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A collection of dark and fetish art by 40 contemporary artists

This is the third title in the °»Erotica in Contemporary Art°… series of. The first two titles, Erotica in Japanese Contemporary Art and Erotica in Japanese Contemporary Art II, were the dark art collections of Japanese artists. This title showcases a wide range of dark and fetish art works created by 40 contemporary artists from over the world. Categories of artworks include °»Dark Art°…, °»Fetish Art°…, °»Photography°…, °»Body Art°… and °»Sculpture°… (including dolls) and more. All artworks show a rich and glamorous decadence and beauty. This is the must-have book for fetish and dark art fans.
Author : PIE International (Editor)
Size : 257°Ŗ186mm
Pages : 352 pages(Full Color)
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Mar/2018
Language : J/E bilingual
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $4,200.00
Japanese edition for Asia and Australia Only
The World of Gustav Klimt°°
The World of Gustav Klimt°°
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The life and works of Gustav Klimt in Vienna and the end of the nineteenth century

This luxury book is a collection of 200 works of Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), a master of Symbolist art. This book focuses not only on Klimt°«s life and works but the women and artists who had influenced and inspired him. Furthermore because their historical context had a large impact on many artists, including Klimt himself, this book explores the culture of 19th-century Vienna, examining its art, literature, the Japonisme movement, popular trends like cafés and cabarets, and more, in order to capture the atmosphere of fin-de-siècle Vienna in which these artists lived and worked.

An independent chapter showcasing works from The Vienna Secession (also known as the Union of Austrian Artists, where Klimt served as the first president), and the Vienna Workshop artists rediscovering the relationship between themselves and Klimt, is an interesting additional feature which makes this book even more interesting and comprehensive book for an in-depth understanding of Klimt. As a pioneer of modern design, Klimt created numerous editorial designs such as posters and fonts, which have rarely appeared before. This book sheds light on these works through an introduction, commentary, notes and columns, written by Hiroshi Unno, the author and contributor for many of PIE International°«s art collection series including the bestseller The World of Mucha. Coinciding with the centennial of Klimt°«s death, this book will be the definitive guide to his works for a range of readers.
Author : Text by Hiroshi Unno
Size : 257°Ŗ186mm
Pages : 388Pages° Full Color°ň
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Jul/2018
Language : Japanese
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $3,200.00
May/2019 release in the US/Europe
A Bouquet of A Thousand Flowers: The Art of Senbon Umishima
A Bouquet of A Thousand Flowers: The Art of Senbon Umishima
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The long-awaited, essential illustration collection for fans of anime and the works of Senbon Umishima!

This fascinating art collection showcases the illustrated works of the illustrator, animator and manga artist, Senbon Umishima, including the artist°«s anime characters, landscapes, and selections from her own original manga stories. In addition to her illustrations, Umishima worked as animation director for She & Her Cat, the first animated work by the award-winning animator Macoto Shinkai, and has contributed to The Heroic Legend of ARSLAN and other anime series. Umishima°«s drawings are known for the way they illustrate body movement beautifully, while also expressing a sense of sentimentality —a unique style that has inspired the artist°«s more than a hundred thousand followers on Twitter. This title is sure to be equally inspiring to Umishima fans and those who are new to her distinctive illustrated works.
Author : Senbon Umishima
Size : 257°Ŗ189mm
Pages : 192Pages° 160Pages in Color°ň
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Jul/2018
Language : Japanese, some English
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,400.00
Nov/2018 release in the US/Europe°°
Elegance in Japanese Art: Edo Rinpa Bird and Flower Painting
Elegance in Japanese Art: Edo Rinpa Bird and Flower Painting
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A fascinating book on the elegant paintings of birds and flowers in Edo-Rinpa painting

The Rinpa school is one of the historical schools in Japanese painting established in 17th century Kyoto. Later in 19th century Edo (old Tokyo), Hoitsu Sakai, who worshiped and was influenced by Korin Ogata, revived this genre with his elegant, poetic and refined taste. This book showcases not only the most popular works of the Edo-Rinpa style but also features unique and innovative works from Kiitsu Suzuki, Hoitsu Sakai°«s own disciple, and shows how Rinpa style has been passed on to the modern painters such as Shunso Hishida and Sekka Kamisaka. Written by Momo Miyazaki, a specialist in Edo period painting and the curator of The Museum Yamato Bunkakan, this book will be an informative must have treasury book for Japanese art lovers, creators, and artists.
Author : Momo Miyazaki / Translation : Eric Luong
Size : 257°Ŗ182mm
Pages : 240 pages (Full color)
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : May/2018
Language : J/E bilingual
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $2,900.00
January/2019 release in the US and Europe
WAGASHI : The Art of Japanese Confectionery
WAGASHI : The Art of Japanese Confectionery
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An exquisite photography art of Japanese confectionery, Wagashi.

Since ancient times, Japanese Wagashi culture has captured the hearts of Japanese people. Its beauty and charm is the culmination of Japanese tradition spanning more than 500 years. This book introduces the beauty of Wagashi, categorizing each type by month and by season, offering insights into the seasonal aspect of each creation. Readers will learn how each confectionery°«s concept and deep meaning are closely tied to the ephemeral tastes and sights that characterize the four seasons of Japan, which have been appreciated and enjoyed by Japanese people for generations. All of the confectioneries in this collection have been selected from long-stablished, famous confectionery companies such as Kawabatadouki (Kyoto), Kameya Iori (Kyoto) and Toraya (Tokyo). This title brings the best of Wagashi to readers who are sure to be mesmerized and delighted by the delicacy and beauty of Wagashi wherever they are in the world.


Book and Cover design: Kazuya Takaoka
Selection and Tex: Mtsuo Takahashi
Photographs: Hiroshi Yoda
Size : 210°Ŗ148mm
Pages : 388Pages° Full Color°ň
Binding : Softbound
Release Date : Apr/2018
Language : J/E bilingual
Publisher : PIE International
Price : $3,800.00
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