In Praise of Shadows

Jun'ichio Tanizaki, Charles Moore, Thomas J. Harper, Thomas J Harrper, Edwad G. Seidensticker

An essay on aesthetics by the Japanese novelist, this book explores architecture, jade, food, and even toilets, combining an acute sense of the use of space in buildings. The book also includes descriptions of laquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.

status Copy #1 (7122): in
genre Art » Art Theory
publisher Leete's Island Books
publish date 1977
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