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Masami Teraoka: From Tradition to Technology, the Floating World Comes of Age

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Born in 1936 in Japan, Masami Teraoka has lived in Los Angeles and Hawaii. Throughout his career, he has combined the stylistic conventions of the 19th-century Japanese woodblock print with commentary on contemporary society in Japan and the West. This book examines the full range of his work. His paintings of the 70s--McDonalds Hamburgers Invading Japan and the Wave Series--won a wide audience, with their subtle and amusing parodies. As he took AIDS as a theme, the anguish of his paintings was relieved by bright colors ...

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Masami Teraoka: From Tradition to Technology, the Floating World Comes of Age 1997, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295976518

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