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Title

Distance - V (Tokyo-'90)

1990

Artist

TANABE Kazurô

Japan

1937 -

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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
    4/5
    Dimensions
    52.0 x 76.5 cm image; 61.0 x 85.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.c. to l.r., pencil "Kazuro Tanabe". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    468.1993
    Artist information
    TANABE Kazurô

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  • About

    Tanabe is now living in Kanagawa Prefecture where he was born. He was trained at Tohoku University in Sendai in northern Japan. Most of his recent prints have been based on contrasting linear grid patterns. He prints in black alone, leaving the natural colour of the paper as the contrasting white. He enjoys the optical effects created by his prints as well as their elegant minimalism and sense of distance. The black is the reverse of the white, its after-image or shadow. The relationship of the two reverse halves has been mathematically calculated.

    Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Prints: The Urban Bonsai, 1992, pg. 93.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication