Forum > Amano Kunihiro - born 1929
Kunihiro Amano is a leading Japanese artist of the second
half of the 20th century. The designs of his woodblock prints are
figural, semi-abstract or abstract compositions in geometrical
or natural forms. Many of the artist's images have -
more or less visible - sexual symbols integrated.
First Publication: July 2004
Latest Update: May 2013
The artist is member of the Japanese Print Association and
Kunihiro Amano works in traditional
A typical edition size from the 1960s or 1970s is 50 copies, of
later works 120 copies. Both,
and open editions exist side by side.
Kunihiro Amano's list of international exhibitions and
awards is long and impressive.
- 1957, 1960, 1962, 1964 - Tokyo Print Biennial, Japan.
- 1960 - 2nd International Young Artists Exhibition in Paris, France.
1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971 - 5th to 9th International Print Biennial in
1964 - Prize award at 8th International Print Biennial in Lugano, Switzerland.
1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974 - 1st to 5th Krakow International Print Biennial,
Poland. Prize awards at the 1966 and 1968 exhibitions.
- 1967 - 9th Sao Paulo International Exhibition Biennial, Brazil.
- 1968 - Award at 2nd Pistoia International Print Biennial, Italy.
1968, 1970, 1972, 1974 - 1st to 4th Bradford International Print
1969 - Award of 1st prize at 5th Xylon Woodblock Print Exhibition, Switzerland.
1970, 1972, 1974 - Buenos Aires International Print Biennial, Argentina.
Prize Award in 1974.
1970 - Grand prize at International Woodblock Print Biennial in
Banska Bystrica, Czechoslovakia.
1972, 1974, 1976, 1978 - 1st to 4th Norwegian International Print Biennial, Norway.
1972, 1974 - 2nd and 3rd International Drawing Biennial in Rijeka, Yugoslavia.
Grand Prize Award in 1974.
1972 - First Prize Award at 1st Philippine International Print Biennial.
1972, 1974, 1976, 1978 - Frenchen International Print Biennial, Germany.
Prize Award in 1974 and 1st Prize in 1976.
1978 - First Prize at Listowel International Graphic Art Open Exhibition, Ireland.
1978 - International Drawing Biennial in Christchurch, New Zealand.
- National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Japan.
- Kamakura Museum of Modern Art, Japan.
- National Museum of Modern Art (Moma), New York, U.S.A.
- Washington Library of Congress, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
- Oregon University Art Museum, U.S.A.
- Lugano Museum of Modern Art, Switzerland.
- Poznan Museum of Modern Art, Poland.
- Krakow Museum of Modern Art, Poland.
- Skopje, Museum of Modern Art, Macedonia.
- National Gallery Oslo, Norway.
- Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria.
- Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
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