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Japanese Cities: Imagined and Unimagined

An art and architectural historian analyzes the role of castles in Japanese cities today and the continuing power of visual representations of urban culture since Edo.
An essay by Yukio Lippit followed by an interview by Mohsen Mostafavi
  • Yukio Lippit is professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard University, and specializes in Japanese painting. Besides his award-winning book on Japanese art in the seventeenth century, he has co-authored books on the architectural history of Japan.