TO DYE, PERCHANCE TO DREAM FUKUMOTO SHIGEKI COLLECTED WORKS 1983-2017
–– Images of works and the theory behind the work conveyed in Chapter 1, the survey of works from 1983 to 2017 with
explanations from the artist himself in Chapter 2, and the contributions written by four art critics plus a detailed biography
in Chapter 3; a completely bilingual book, everything is accompanied by an English translation.
–– Cover art: “A Million Forms Burst into Bloom” series (16×16 cm, 2017). *Each copy of this book includes an original and uniquely different “Somé” (art of dyeing) and cloth inlay art work by Fukumoto Shigeki.
*Available for purchase at locations such as bookstores, museum shops, andARTCOURT Gallery.
TO DYE, PERCHANCE TO DREAM FUKUMOTO SHIGEKI: COLLECTED WORKS 1983-2017
First edition: October 11, 2017.
Author: Fukumoto Shigeki
Art Direction: Fukumoto Shigeki, Saimura Masako
Editing: Ohba Miwa, Yokoyama Chikako
Contributors: Kaneko Kenji (director, Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum), Todate Kazuko (craft critic, craft historian), Satô Dôshin (professor, Tokyo University of the Arts), Takeguchi Kôji (chief curator, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art)
Translation: Meredith McKinney Design: Saimura Masako
Printed and bound by Live Art Books Inc.
Language: Japanese and English
Hardcover｜260 x 262 mm｜Total Number of Pages: 256 (176 pages in color, cover case included)
Published by TANKOSHA PUBLISHING.
With cooperation from ARTCOURT Gallery.
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