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Bruce and Norman Yonemoto: Memory, Matter and Modern Romance

Publisher: Los Angeles: Japanese American National Museum, 1999
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1881161048
Condition: Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 107466



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper-covered boards; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs, video and text by Bruce and Norman Yonemoto. Essays by Karin Higa, Timothy Martin and Ian Buruma. Includes an exhibition checklist, artists' biographies and a selected bibliography. Designed by Tracey Schiffman. 104 pp., with numerous four-color and black-and-white illustrations. 9-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles.




As the title suggests, Bruce and Norman Yonemoto's work investigates the intersections between personal and cultural memory, material culture and the myths we build and preserve about ourselves and our histories. Focusing on their shared Japanese-American identity, the artists' collaborative works offer a unique glimpse into the spaces and contents of memory, matter and modern romance.