Kunio Kaneko: “Fuji 106”
Original woodblock print – Kunio Kaneko (b 1949) – “Fuji 106” – Signed and numbered by the artist 37/223 – Japan – 2015
As new. In mint condition, direct from the gallery of the artist.
Size within the margin : 142 x 152 mm
Full paper size : 190 x 210 mm
Like Hajime Namiki, he likes to use silver or gold for this extra touch. In this work the silver and light gold, make a powerful background. underneath the red mixed with gold give a nice copper shine. Red hot Fuji !
About the artist :
1949 Born in Tokyo.
1972 Graduated from the Musashino University of Fine Arts.
Studied under Hoshi Joichi and Sasajima Kihei.
Exhibition: Many shows in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, France, and the United States.
His woodblock works are all handmade by the traditional Japanese Baren.
Kunio Kaneko’s purpose is “Neo Japan Art” which is very traditional Japanese but reflects global views.