Ushijima Noriyuki ten =sono seihitsuna fukei-- jojo = Exhibition of Noriyuki Ushijima .

[Tokyo:] Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha, 1978. Black and white and color illustrations throughout. Fine. Pictorial wrappers. Oblong quarto. (Item ID: 1001489)

$75.00

Catalog of an exhibition hekd at Kanazawa Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan, Apr. 15-May 28, 1978; and Gunma Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan, June 13-July 23, 1978.

Noriyuki (1900-1997) graduated at the Western painting division of the Tokyo School of Fine arts in 1928. Before WWII he was mainly known as a painter, exhibiting at the Teiten; in 1946 he contributed a print to set 2 of Ichimokushû and to the Nihon Hanga Kyôkai exhibition in the same year. For that exhibition he used the name Ushijima Ken. He became a professor at the Tokyo University of Fine Arts, ánd he continued making woodblock prints, a.o. a series of six semi-abstract landscape prints, published ca. 1965 by Kato Junji (of Nihon Hanga Kenkyusha).In 1983 he received the order of Cultural Merit.

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