SIGNED & DATED 1961 # 15 OF 50. Kunihiro Amano Japanese b. 1929, Evening Moon J, Woodblock in Color. IMAGE MEASURES 21-1/2″ X 15″.. FRAME MEASURES 21″ X 27″. The artist Kunihiro Amano was born in Hirosake, Aomori Prefecture in 1929. He graduated from Aomori Prefectural Technical School and attended classes at Musashino University of Art. Kunihiro Amano exhibited with the Japanese Print Association in 1955 and at the Tokyo International Print Biennale in 1957 and Ljubljana in 1963. Art works by the artist are in the collections of major museums like the Washington Library of Congress. The artist is a member of the Japanese Print Association and of Kokuga-kei. Kunihiro Amano works in traditional woodblock technique. A typical edition size from the 1960s or 1970s is 50 copies, of later works 120 copies. 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 Ljubljana, Yugoslavia. 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 Biennial, England. 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. Washington Library of Congress, Washington D. Oregon University Art Museum, U. 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. ALL ITEMS ON MY SITE ARE GUARANTEE TO BE 100% VINTAGE, AND NOT REPRODUCTIONS. The item “1961 Kunihiro Amano 15/50 CAPE Q SERIES Evening Moon J WOODBLOCK PRINT JAPANESE” is in sale since Monday, July 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “original-picker1″ and is located in Staten Island, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Medium: Lithograph
- Date of Creation: 1950-1969
- Features: Signed
- Originality: Limited Edition Print