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SHIN TAKAMATSU. Ed. by Paolo Polledri. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1993. Published in association with Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 140 pp. with 202 ills. (72 col.). 27 x 27 cm. LC 92-37714 ISBN 0847817466 In English.
Documents an exhibition of photographs, drawings and models of buildings designed over the past decade by noted Japanese architect Takamatsu (b. 1948), whose creations (chiefly commercial structures) incorporate futuristic forms and complex surface embellishments. Includes an interview with Takamatsu along with four critical essays that discuss his unconventional works and theories in the context of contemporary Japanese urban architecture, examine the influence of renga poetry on his compositional aesthetic, and analyze in detail four of his most important projects.
Artist(s):Takamatsu, Shin
Indexing: Western, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts) — Japan — Post-1970 — Architecture
Plans: 02,03,20,21,24
Worldwide Number: 024025
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