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Shoichi IDA, Prints

Copyright: 《Descended Triangle – Triangle》1981

《Series – In front of, In back of – “Surface – Roll Her”》1972-74

Shoichi Ida (1941-2006) is one of the most important printmakers in the age of called “Golden Age of Contemporary Prints” in the late sixties and early seventies in Japan. During the three decades after the seventies, he worked for not only printmaking but also for “philosophical artistic practice” with a variety of materials, including works in oil on canvas, ceramics, bronze etc.This exhibition displays about 160 prints of his early age, which was contributed to The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto by his family last autumn.

  • May 22nd ~ June 24th, 9:30-17:00 (~20:00 on Friday, closed on Monday
  • The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
  • ¥850

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