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Affinités japonaises – Vers le décor moderne
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  Affinités japonaises Vers le décor moderne
Edited by Isabelle Cahn.
Prefaces by HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Jean-Luc Martinez, Manuel Rabaté, Laurence des Cars.
Texts by Isabelle Cahn, Brigitte Koyama-Richard, Élise Dubreuil, Fabienne Fravalo.

Published by Louvre Abu Dhabi and Musée d'Orsay, Paris.
published in September 2018
French edition
24 x 28,5 cm (hardcover)
176 pages (105 color & b/w ill.)
€35.00
ISBN: 978-614-8035-17-3
EAN: 9786148035173
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Following the opening up of Japan to the West in the 1850s, artists, designers and makers across Europe became gripped by a new fashion for “Japonism”. The catalogue of the Louvre Abu-Dhabi exhibition focuses on the pioneering group of Parisian artists Les Nabis, their fascination for Japanese prints, and the importance of this cross-cultural influence in the development of the decorative arts.
Also available in English edition.