Secret Doll vs Enchanted Doll! Secret Doll Underground: Japanese Surrealist Dolls From the Yaso Collection, Tokyo (Japanese Art Perspectives Series vol 1) (Last Gasp) $29.95 - Underground doll making is a THING in Japan, and has been for years. Elegantly creepy and often beautifully horrifying, …
by Vida Simon
96p, b&w, softcover,
"The idea for this book came about as I was leafing through my journals from over the years and felt compelled to extract drawings from the sea of words. But then having done that, sometimes the words slipped back in when it seemed necessary to provide a glimpse of the context. The selected drawings range from sketches created for, or after performances, to remembering dreams, to observing a teacup. Inklings seeks to honour the fleeting processes that are usually kept private, transposing fragments of many books into one intimate book."