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Daydream: Keiichi Tanaami (book cover))
Keiichi Tanaami:
Daydream — Keiichi Tanaami
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Daydream is the latest creation from Keiichi Tanaami, the instantly recognizable master of Japanese psychedelia. Deeply affected by hallucinations associated with an illness he experienced, Keiichi Tanaami’s work contains obsessive motifs gleaned from his personal life — garishly colorful women and goldfish, pine trees, waves and cranes.
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Although actively and continuously creative since The 1960's, he continues to exert a considerable influence on young contemporary artists as well as other creative professionals in Japan, and now the world. His impressive output and influence has spilled over in the fields of animation, illustration, editorial design and fashion.

Daydream – Keiichi Tanaami is a remarkable representation of Tanaami’s oeuvre, this beautiful slip-cased hardcover edition contains a special 7-color print.

includes a special 7-color print
128 pages, Hardcover in slipcase, 8 1/2'' x 10 1/2'' (216 x 267 mm)
138 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-4-7661-1852-0  $ 24.90
About the Artist:
Keiichi Tanaami
Keiichi Tanaami
Tanaami was born in 1936 in Kyobashi, Tokyo. After graduating at the Faculty of Design at Musashino Art University, he fol­lowed various creative activities from av­ant-garde to playful, creating an­im­a­tions, lithographs, illustrations, posters, record covers, and editorial design. In 1968 he traveled to the USA to work at Warhol’s Factory. Later he moved to San Francisco, where he got involved with the psychedelic movement, also experimented with LSD.
In 1975, Tanaami became the first Art Director of the Japanese Playboy maga­zine. He always continued experimenting with motion pictures. His movies were shown at many film festivals all over the world, incl. Oberhausen and Edinburgh.
Since 1991 he is Professor of Art and Design at Kyoto University.
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The Ganzfeld 5: Japanada!
The Ganzfeld 5: Japanada!
From Japan, legendary animator and designer Keiichi Tanaami contributes a 20 page section of new work. Tanioka, King Terry, Shigeru Sugiura, and Yuichi Yokoyama, all are represented with substantial amounts of their work printed in English for the very first time. This nearly 80-page section will be a manga-lover’s delight. more...

The Ganzfeld 4: Art History?
The Ganzfeld 4: Art History?
Features a 20 pages of recent draw­ings by legend Gary Panter, the most comprehensive US release of work by Japanese Shigeru Sugiura, and an article on 1970's record cover design including Led Zeppelin’s “Presence.” The book also features work by other leading cartoonists such as Marc Bell, Leif Goldberg, Ted Stearn... more...
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GINGKO PRESS | POP CULTURE ILLUSTRATION ART BOOK | ISBN-13: 9784766118520 | ISBN-10: 4-7661-1852-9 / 4766118529