Kan Yasuda: Touching the Time
The catalogue of the most recent and the largest solo exhibition "Touching the Time" at the Trajan's markets in Rome, 2007-2008,
following the exhibitions in Milan, Pietrasanta, Florence and Assisi in Italy, Touching the thirty sculptures, disseminated in the 2000 year-old
archeological remains, people would touch the accumulation of passed times that materializes in the present.
Photographs by Akio Nonaka with reviews by Fred Licht (Peggy Guggenheim Collection) and others.
Italian/English text, 128 pages, published by Skira, Italy, 2007
ISBN : 8861304494 / 9788861304499
English/Japanese text, 128 pages, published by Skira, Italy, 2008
ISBN : 8861304508 / 978-8861304505
The Art Plaza of Kan Yasuda - The Arte Piazza Bibai
The publication introducing the sculpture park project in Bibai, Hokkaido, a venue for the sculptures of Kan Yasuda.
The project is to revitalize the depopulated former coal mining city with arts and cultural promotion.
Kan Yasuda initiated this unique project in his home town in 1992 with the pioneering vision for people, nature and arts.
Photographs by Osam Murai.
Japanese/English text, 120 pages, published by the Hokkaido Shimbun Press, Japan, 2002
ISBN : 4894532093 / 978-4894532090
KAN : Florence Sculptures in the City 2000
The catalogue of the exhibition "Sculptures in the City 2000" in Florence, 2000. The twelve sculptures were disseminated at eight areas, the central districts in the Renaissance period.
Monochrome photos by Danilo Cedrone, a photo journalist, with reviews by Antonio Paolucci and Enrico Crispolti, art historians and critics.
Italian/English text, 84 pages, published by Polistampa, Italy, 2000
ISBN : 8883042166 / 978-8883042164
The sculpture of KAN YASUDA
The two volumes of the photo collection of the exhibition "Marble and Bronze" at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, U.K., the world's leading sculpture park, 1994, the past exhibitions and major works.
Photographs of eighteen works in color by Kozo Watabiki and reviews by Peter Murray and Makoto Ooka.
English/Italian/Japanese text, 152 pages, published by Stamperia Artistica Nazionale, Italy, 1998
KAN YASUDA Sculpture
The photo collection of the first large scale solo exhibition "Sculpture Path" in Milan, 1991, and the major works.
Twelve sculptures are installed in the most prestigious boulevard by the Duomo in Milan, the Corso VIttorio Emanuele II, closed down to traffic.
Monochrome photographs of 12 works by Romano Cagnoni and Kozo Watabiki, with reviews by Isamu Noguchi and Bruno Munari and a poem by Makoto Ooka.
English/Japanese text, 118 pages, published by Leonardo-De Luca Editori, 1991
Distributed by Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei), 1995
ISBN : 4532680018 / 978-4532680015
MAMU - L'Idea del Marmo
The video of a journey on the sculptures of Kan Yasuda from London, Yorkshire, Milan, Pietrasanta to Hokkaido, with lyrical narration by Beppe Sebaste, a poet.
It was presented at New York Univesity, Centre Pompidou and at the exhibition "Tie to the Sky, Link with Earth", Sapporo, 2003.
Director Agostinelli won the Carrer Award for the documentary films including this video at Festival of Cinema on Arts in Montreal, 2000.
Narration in Italian, Directed by Marco Agostinelli, Italy, 1996