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Akemi Inagaki was born in Tokyo in 1933. Her teacher was Hiroyuki Tajima. The preferred technique of Akemi Inagaki is woodblock prints. Her art works are characterized by a tranquil elegance and by a restriction to very few colors which are however displayed in many shades.
Auction Catalog by Artist Akemi Inagaki born 1933 - artelino
If you like colors, you will most probably like the works of print artist Ay-O. The artist's trademark are prints in rainbow colors in all kinds of shapes and with an abundancy of creative imagery - sometimes with a subtle humor. Ay-o's preferred techniques are etching and silkscreen. The artist is sometimes nicknamed the 'rainbow painter'.
Auction Catalog by Artist Ay-O born 1931 - artelino | Biography of Ay-o
Notes: also Ai-O
Daniel Kelly was born in 1947 in the state Idaho, U.S.A.. He went to Japan and became a student of master printmaker Timikichiro Tokuriki in Kyoto. Daniel Kelly has remained in Kyoto since then and has become a famous artist himself. He has worked in woodblock and in different mixed media techniques - usually in large sizes. Art works by Daniel Kelly have been collected by the Metropolitan Museum in New York, The British Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Smithsonian, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and The Allen Memorial Art Museum.
Auction Catalog by Artist Daniel Kelly born 1947 - artelino | Biography Daniel Kelly
Fujio Yoshida was married to the famous printmaker Hiroshi Yoshida. She had accompanied her husband on trips to the USA and Europe. Fujio Yoshida was active as a painter and printmaker and had exhibited her works together with those of her husband in and outside Japan.
Auction Catalog by Artist Fujio Yoshida 1887-1987 - artelino
Goro Kumagai graduated from Musashino College of Fine Arts. The artist works in the traditional medium of Japanese woodblocks. Typical edition size is 75. Goro Kumagai took part in the International Print Biennales in Tokyo in the 1960s.
Auction Catalog by Artist Goro Kumagai born 1932 - artelino
Jiro Takidaira was born in Iburaki prefecture. He was soon influenced by the moku hanga movement. After world war II he exhibited in international shows in Tokyo (print Biennale in 1968), in New York and in China. Jiro Takidaira is also known as an illustrator for children's books.
Auction Catalog by Artist Jiro Takidaira 1921-2009 - artelino
Notes: also Takihira
Joshua Rome is an American who lived with his family for 25 years in a small hamlet in the hills near Kyoto/Japan chronicling the life of his rural neighbors. He was born in Hartford, CT, USA. His teachers were Clifton Karhu and Kuroda Kenkichi. In 1998 Joshua Rome and his family returned to the U.S.A. and now live in Vermont. Joshua Rome is an internationally established and renowned artist whose works are in major museums and who is represented by top galleries like Yoseido, Verne Collection, Ren Brown, Ronin or Azuma Gallery. In October 2005 Joshua Rome exhibited at the prestigious CWAJ Show in Toyko for the 21st year.
Auction Catalog by Artist Joshua Rome born 1953 - artelino | Biography Joshua Rome
Sata Katsu was born in Nagasaki and graduated from Tokyo Art School. His teacher was Takeji Fujishima. He was a professor in the architecture department of Shibaura Engineering school during 1939 - 1950. He founded the Association of Glass Painting of Japan in 1951.
Auction Catalog by Artist Katsu Sata (Sada) 1914-1993 - artelino
Katsunori Hamanishi studied at Tokai University. The artist uses mezzotint and elaborate, individual techniques of high standard. Sometimes he applies gold leaves to his print works. The style of his works is abstract with a combination of photorealistic depiction of objects. Works by Katsunori Hamanishi are in the possession of all larger museums like the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. and the Achenbach Foundation in San Francisco.
Auction Catalog by Artist Katsunori Hamanishi born 1949 - artelino | Katsunori Hamanishi - Biography
Masaaki Tanaka had studied painting at Musashino Art University in Tokyo. Only after his graduation he began with woodblock printing and with lithographs, and later with silkscreens. His favorite subjects are festival scenes. The artist had a larger number of solo exhibitions in Japan, Europe and in America. His art works are in the posession of the Chicago Art Institute, the Honolulu Museum of Art, the Albrecht Fine Art Museum, the Japan Foundation and many more.
Auction Catalog by Artist Masaaki Tanaka born 1947 - artelino | Biography of Tanaka Masaaki