1909, Hirogawa, Japan – 2000, Tokyo, Japan
Parisian Roofs, 1956
Mezotint on paper, 38 x 29 cm
Edition: a.p.; inscription b.l. esai; b.r. Hamaguchi
Acquisition: Gift by the artist
Yozo Hamaguchi (April 5, 1909 – December 25, 2000) was a Japanese copper printmaker who specialized in mezzotint and was responsible for its resurgence as a printmaking medium in the mid-20th century. Hamaguchi’s prints are distinguished for their careful attention to detail of boldly hued animals and objects contrasted against a velvety black background. The corpus of Hamaguchi’s prints are focused on the still life genre.
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1952, Tokyo, Japan
Untitled 2, 1980
Silkscreen on paper, 78 x 103 cm
Edition: a.p., inscription b.l. A.P.80; b.c. Mudai II; b.r. Tatsuya Matsumoto
1900, Tokyo, Japan – 1979
Wood, tin, 120 х 100 х 60 сm
Sōfū Teshigahara was the founder of the Sōgetsu-ryū school of ikebana flower arranging.
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1919 – 1996, Kobe, Japan
Black Mass, 1964
Lithography on paper, 75,5 x 57 cm
Edition: a.p.; inscription b.l. epreuve d’artiste; b.r. 64 – S ugai
Kumi Sugai lived and worked as a painter, sculptor, and printmaker in Paris since 1952. He started print-making in the 1960s, which became a major part of his oeuvre. He produced some 400 prints during his lifetime. At that time his style showed a major change when he adopted ‘hard-edge’ geometric imagery in contrast to the previous oriental calligraphy-influenced brush-like style. In 1996, Sugai returned to Japan to receive the Shiju-Hosho prize, awarded by the Emperor of Japan to individuals with high cultural merit. He died in Kobe on May 14 of that same year. His work is shown in major museums worldwide.
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| Korea |
Born in Kyoto in 1937.
Space 743, 1974
silkscreen on paper, 36 х 80cm
| Japan |
Born in Ibaraki in 1931.
We present artwork signed by Ay – O included in the collection of MoCA:
70 Graduation of Rainbows, 1984, silkscreen on paper, a