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Monday, September 27, 2021


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Amano Kazumi: Prints from the Kimm-Grufferman Collection

Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Ave. South,
Minneapolis, USA
May 30, 2021 To Nov 29, 2021


Detail: In 1964, a young David Hockney won First Prize at the International Exhibition of Drawings and Engravings in Lugano, Switzerland; at the same event, Amano Kazumi received an excellence award for prints of his abstract Moral series. Amano first studied under Munakata Shikō, Japan’s best-known contemporary print artist, who is famous for his roughly executed black-and-white designs. Amano’s early works emulate Munakata’s style but take on subjects of his home, Toyama, such as dances associated with the iron mills. In the early 1960s, Amano radically changed his style and from then on created abstract shapes in strong and bright colors. In 1971, Amano left Japan and moved with his family to New York. This exhibition focuses on Amano’s time in Japan and presents prints from the extensive collection of Sue Y. S. Kimm and Seymour Grufferman.

Phone No.: 888 642 2787
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://new.artsmia.org/exhibition/amano-kazumi-prints-from-the-kimm-grufferman-collection

Self-figure (Mirror)
Self-figure (Mirror)
1965
woodblock print; ink and color on embossed paper

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