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Interior Best Selection 1

The first volume in the mighty “Interior Best Selection” book collection from the 1980’s, published by Graphic-Sha in Japan. First edition from 1985, and a great copy!
These heavy volumes are cover-to-cover architectural interiors from the land of some of the finest environmental/commercial space design in the world. As put by the editorial committee: “..unique, controversial interior designs for shops, stores, hotels, offices, exhibition halls, museums, leisure facilities, public spaces and private houses.” Features the work of Japan’s leading architects, interior and furniture designers of the period. Too many to list here!
These books are an inspirational reference for any interior design collection. Especially collectable is this wonderful first volume.

* Condition: Fine (tight, clean copy in dust jacket, almost as new) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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Interior Best Selection 2


Second in the mighty “Interior Best Selection” book collection from the 1980’s, published by Graphic-Sha in Japan. These heavy volumes are cover-to-cover architectural interiors from the land of some of the finest environmental/commercial space design in the world. As put by the editorial committee: “..unique, controversial interior designs for shops, stores, hotels, offices, exhibition halls, museums, leisure facilities, public spaces and private houses.” Features the work of Japan’s leading architects, interior designers and furniture designers of the period. Too many to list here!
First edition. These books are an inspirational reference for any interior design collection.

* Condition: Average-Good (missing dust jacket and a couple of pages towards end of book, otherwise rest of book very good, bright and clean) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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Jean-Pierre Raynaud

Japanese Jean-Pierre Raynaud catalogue, published in 1981 on the occasion of his major exhibition at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
Illustrated throughout with examples of his sculptural and spatial works, especially his flower pot and ceramic tile works, including a staging of “Raynaud’s Room” especially for the museum. Includes preface by Toshio Hara (Hara Museum director), essay by Pierre Restany, and artist biography. All texts in both English and Japanese.

For fifteen years now Jean-Pierre Raynaud has been pursuing a solitary, original and severe work which has made him one of the major protagonists of European art. Using the language of objects and the environment, his cement flower pots and his white ceramic tiles set in fine lines of black mortar have made him famous from Sao Paulo to Tel Aviv no less than in Paris, Dusseldorf, Milan, Amsterdam or Brussels.  The pots and tiles translate into forms of daily life the demanding quest for ultimate reality: a sense of life and a vision  of emptiness. For fifteen years now the existential world of Jean-Pierre Raynaud has cast its projected shadow and the sharp profile of its symbols on the mirror of my conscience. To such an extent that I sometimes sense the course of his  work as an integral part of my own mental landscape…” – Pierre Restany

Jean-Pierre Raynaud (b. 1939) is a French visual artist. After graduating from horticultural studies in 1958, he began producing works in the 1960s – his flower pot and white tile works quickly becoming the hallmark of the artist. In 1964, he exhibited at the Salon de la Sculpture in Paris. In 1965, he made his first solo exhibition at the Galerie Jean Larcade in Paris and in 1966 at Mathias Fels. He took part in the IX biennale of São Paulo in Brazil in 1967, in 1970 and 1973 at the Alexandre Iolas Gallery in New York. He is quickly called to exhibit to the four corners of the world. In 1975, he realized the stained – glass windows of the Abbey of Noirlac. In 1969, he began to build his own house at La Celle Saint-Cloud, which is his main work of art. The breath-taking house, with all surfaces lined with white tiles connected by black grids of mortar, represented twenty-four years of research on space. In 1993, he decided to destroy it and exhibited the pieces of the house in surgical containers at the CAPC museum of contemporary art of Bordeaux and at the Venice Biennale in the same year, winning the honorary prize for representing France with this moving work.

* Condition: Good (light ageing/tanning to cover only) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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Allen Jones
Allen Jones 1974


One of the finest, rarely seen books on Allen Jones, published in Japan in 1974 on the occasion of a Japanese exhibition in that travelled across Tokyo (at Seibu) and Nagoya (at Meitetsu), the same year. Densely packed, this book is profusely illustrated in colour and black and white with Jones’ drawings, painting, sculptures, designs, posters, prints, book editions, lithographic set editions, photographs of the artist’s studio (by Tim Street-Porter and Yoshio Marumoto), an interview, biography, and bibliography.

Edited by Allen Jones and Yoshio Marumoto.

* Condition: Very Good-Near Fine (very light aging only) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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