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Title

Thursday man

1990

Artist

Takabatake Jun

Japan

1948 –

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Heisei period 1989 - → Japan
    Date
    1990
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    screenprint
    Edition
    9/17
    Dimensions
    49.0 x 40.0 cm image; 66.0 x 50.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "Jun". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    461.1993
    Artist information
    Takabatake Jun

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Born in Aichi Prefecture and a graduate of the Aichi Educational University, Takabatake now resides in Gifu.

    Takabatake works as a graphic designer and book illustrator as well as producing prints. His droll poster-coloured cartoons are light-hearted assessments of the urban working-person's life. His interest is to give some simple, humorous relief to the mundaneness of everyday life. With regard to this print he shows Thursday man who works the hardest on Thursdays - after that he can rest.

    Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Prints: The Urban Bonsai, 1992, pg. 89.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication