Secret Doll Underground - The Yaso Collection, Tokyo

Author(s): Yuichi Konno

african, asian & oceanic art

The modern era of underground doll-making in Japan began in the late 1960s, with the experiments of Simon Yotsuya and Nori Doi. Yotsuya created a series of life-sized dolls which featured in his 'Eve In The Past And The Future' exhibition in Tokyo in 1973, inspiring a new wave of avant-garde doll-making that has continued to flourish to the present day. Secret Doll Underground features dolls by 15 artists with over 80 full-sized colour photographs never before published outside Japan. It also includes Konno's introductory history of the underground doll in Japan.


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General Fields

  • : 9781840683219
  • : Creation Books
  • : Shinbaku
  • : September 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yuichi Konno
  • : Paperback
  • : 112