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THE OTHER WORLD Asian Myth and Folklore Illustrations

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THE OTHER WORLD Asian Myth and Folklore Illustrations

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Includes four fold-outs. Recommended. The Other World features the expressive works of fifty distinguished illustrators who are passionate about Asian myths and folklore. The book contains both single and series illustration, and aims to explore the tacit connection between illustrated works and Asian myths and to serve as inspiration for both illustrators and lovers of stories.  Through the form of illustration, the artists in this volume portray these ancient stories in a visual, artistic and intuitive way, re-interpreting their philosophies and aesthetics.

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The Other World features the expressive works of fifty distinguished illustrators who are passionate about Asian myths and folklore. The book contains both single Illustrations, plus for the featured stories, a series of illustrations plus an interview with each artist. Includes Black Raven, White Swan by Qu Lan; Momotaro--the Peach Boy by Doyoon Kim; our favorite, The Goddess of Luop by Ye Luying;  The Rabbit, the Dragon King and the Turtle by Yeji Yun; The Hanrakgongyi Myth by Biogi, who's work is also outstanding; The Story of Cuoi  by Tran Dac Trung; and two more.

Inspiration for both illustrators and lovers of stories.  These artists portray these ancient stories in a visual, artistic and intuitive way, re-interpreting their philosophies and aesthetics.

Asian myths and folktales comprise a vast body of lore. From Chinese folklore to Japanese legends and Indian myths, they include elements from a dizzying array of religions, including Buddhism and Shinto, and they contain the historical traces of thousands of years of migration and cultural interchange.

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Item Code OTHWH
Publisher Gingko Press
Publish Date 2019
ISBN 9783943330243
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 8x10
# Pages 240pg
Color Full Color
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