Start Thursday, February 4, 2016 8:00:01 PM
End Sunday, February 7, 2016 8:00:00 PM
Featured Items in This Auction:
(1) 67561 ... The complete set of the popular "The Tale of Bamboo Cutter" by the paper cut master Masayuki MIYATA. The set includes the intriguing story of the moon princess KAGUYA beautifully illustrated by MIYATA. The book is exclusive in the set and not in public book stores.
(2) Five rare and early works by the popular American artist, Clifton KARHU.
(3) Mesmerizing, imaginative and controversial designs from the acclaimed "Genpei" series by Hideo TAKEDA.
The period of art printmaking in Japan after the Pacific war is characterized by an opening towards the rest of the world. In this the Japanese artists were pretty successful and soon dominated international print exhibitions. And although Western printmaking techniques like etching, mezzotint or silkscreen printing were now used by Japan's young artist generation, the majority still works in the traditional woodblock printmaking technique that has made Japanese arts famous all over the world.
Featured artists of auction Modern Japanese Prints - 1381 are Hideo Takeda, Masayuki Miyata, Shufu Miyamoto, Fumio Kitaoka, Ay-O , Osamu Sugiyama, Keiichi Takasawa, Yoshika Fujita, Reika Iwami, Clifton Karhu, and others.
Biography of Hideo Takeda. | Auction Catalog