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'Radicalism in the Wilderness: International Contemporaneity and 1960s Art in Japan': Reiko Tomii brings Japanese art in from the cold

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Reiko Tomii’s profound and accessible study of 1960s avant-garde art from Japan offers an answer to a perennial problem in the appreciation of Japanese culture. Radicalism in the Wilderness: International Contemporaneity and 1960s Art in Japan, by Reiko Tomii.320 pages THE MIT PRESS, Nonfiction. International observers often rely on the ...

Translated A-bomb book reminds us of the horrors of war

Jan 28, 2017

Translated A-bomb book reminds us of the horrors of war

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A recently released English translation of a Japanese book about 321 junior high school students killed by the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima is a poignant reminder of the inescapable suffering and militaristic indoctrination of youth at the time. Ishibumi, Edited by Naomi ...