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Kikuji Kawada: Theatrum Mundi (in custom-made clamshell box)

Publisher: Tokyo: Tokyo Metropolitan Museum Photography, 2003
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
Condition: As New / As New
Item #: 113040



First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Stiff wrappers; with photographically illustrated dust jacket as issued. This copy is enclosed in a custom-made black silk cloth-covered clamshell box. Photographs by Kikuji Kawada. Essays (in Japanese and English) by Mark Holborn and Kyoko Jimbo. Includes a list of plates, exhibition checklist, audio transcripts, biography, list of major works and bibliography. Designed by Ai Yoshino. 244 pp., profusely illustrated with black-and-white and four-color plates printed in Japan on heavy matte paper by Taihei Printing Company. 10 x 6-3/4 inches. Published on the occasion of a major 2003 retrospective exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography.


As New in As New dust jacket.


A comprehensive catalogue featuring Kawada's major projects and lesser-known works: The Map, Sacré Atavism, parco dei mostri, The Castle: Ludwig II, Microcosmos, The Hell, The Dream of the Stones, Grotesque Garden, WAX-MAN-TOWN, The Globe Theater, Los Caprichos, The Last Cosmology, Car Maniac and Eureka. Also includes thumbnail facsimiles of the first edition of Chizu / The Map, 1965.