Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]. Conceived, edited, Barry Friedman, Joel Brody, Translation of Italian, French essays and interviews.
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]
Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]

Yoichi Ohira. A Phenomenon in Glass [SIGNED]

New York: Rizzoli, 2002. Hardcover. Signed Yoichi Ohara with initials in silver on front free endpaper. Square Quarto (9 7/8"). Original red cloth with black lettering on spine, in original illustrated dustjacket. Black endpapers. Title page and half-title printed in red and black. Book accompanying the exhibition Yoichi Ohira: A Phenomenon in Glass. A Retrospective Exhibition, September 19 through November 9, 2002.

"In 1973, while he was working as a glassblower in a small glassworks in Chiba province in Japan, Yoichi read a book about Murano glass that affected him so profoundly that he decided to move to Venice to study at the Academia di Belle Arti. He learned all he could about Murano's history, wrote a dissertation on the aesthetics of glass, and researched the history of world glass, which earned him the highest grade at the most prestigious Venetian art academy." (Friedman).

Illustrated with full page color photographs of Ohira's spectacular glassworks throughout as well as in-text color photographs. Photography by Eva Heyd and various other photographers, listed a rear. Contains Ohira's biography, awards, selected solo and group exhibitions, selected permanent collections, selected bibliography and "checklist" with thumbnail color photographs and description of pieces at rear. Laid in signed business card of Lisa Jensen Bonham. Fine condition. Item #49884
ISBN: 0972310800

Price: $275.00