Reiji Ando

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Institute for Art Anthropology, Research Member, Tama Art University
Director, Tama Art University Library
Professor of Art, Faculty of Art and Design, Tama Art University

プロフィール

Born in Tokyo in 1967. Art critic, Director of the Library and Professor of Art, Faculty of Art, Tama Art University. Graduated from the Literature Faculty 1 of Waseda University. Majored in archaeology and anthropology, and later worked as an editor at a publishing company, Ando was awarded the Art Encouragement Prize for Excellence in Literary Criticism for Kamigami no toso-Orikuchi Shinobu-ron (The Gods’ Struggle: An Interpretation of Shinobu Orikuchi) in 2002, and later began work as an art critic. Kamigami no toso-Orikuchi Shinobu-ron (Kodansha, 2004) won the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts, as well as the Kenzaburo Oe Prize and Sei Ito Prize for Hikari no mandara nippon bungaku-ron (Mandala of Light: Japanese Literary Theory) (Kodansha, Ltd., 2008). Received the Kadokawa Foundation Arts Award and Suntory Arts Award for his book, Orikuchi Shinobu (Kodansha, 2014). Other books include Daisetsu (Kodansha, 2018), Archipelago Festival Theory (Sakuhinsha, 2019), Labyrinth and the Universe (Hatori Shoten, 2019), Yoshimoto Takaaki: What is War for Thinkers? (NHK Publishing, 2019), and Izutsu Toshihiko: Language and Magic (Keio University Press, 2018).

書籍

Rettou Shukusairon (Archipelago Festival Theory) (Sakuhinsha Ltd, 2019)
Daisetsu (Kodansha Ltd, 2018)
Orikuchi Shinobu (Kodansha Ltd, 2014)
Kamigami no toso: Orikuchi shinobu-ron (The Gods’ Struggle: An Interpretation of Shinobu Orikuchi)(Kodansha Ltd., 2004)