Tokyo: Parco Co., Ltd., 2004. 1st Edition. Large folio, publisher's illustrated stiff paper wraps, black endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket.
Splendid collection of Japanese avant-garde theater posters. Comprising 100 color and 20 black-and-white large-format, reproductions of posters by some of the most prominent Japanese graphic designers of the late 1960s and early 70s such as Tadanori Yokoo, Katsuyuki Shinohara, Koga Hirano, and Katsuhito Oyobe. With a historical essay by theater critic Akihiko Senda, interviews with Japanese playwright Juro Kara and poster collector Hiroyuki Sasame, and a detailed index of designers, theater troupes, playwrights and directors. Text in English and Japanese. Light surface rubbing to dust jacket, else fine. Item #2793