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Title

Early Monday morning

1991

Artist

Yue Kenji

Japan

1953 –

No image
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Heisei period 1989 - → Japan
    Date
    1991
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching and aquatint
    Edition
    1/30
    Dimensions
    30.0 x 88.5 cm image; 53.0 x 104.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "Kenji Yue".Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    479.1993
    Artist information
    Yue Kenji

    Works in the collection

    1

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  • About

    Yue was born in Fukuoka Prefecture and lives there now. He depicts the modern city environment, presented in the long narrow format of a train window, the view most familiar to urban commuters. For Yue, people are as restricted and confined in cities as trees are when they are forced to grow like bonsai.

    Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Prints: The Urban Bonsai, 1992, pg. 100.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • The Urban Bonsai, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 04 Mar 1992–04 May 1992

      The Urban Bonsai, National Art Gallery, Wellington, Wellington, 20 Jun 1992–09 Aug 1992

      The Urban Bonsai, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, 12 Sep 1992–29 Oct 1992

      The Urban Bonsai, Manawatu Art Gallery, New Zealand, 13 Nov 1992–10 Jan 1993

      The Urban Bonsai, The George Adams Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne, 18 Mar 1993–25 Apr 1993

      The Urban Bonsai, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 May 1993–01 Aug 1993

      The Urban Bonsai, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, 11 Mar 1994–24 Apr 1994

      The Urban Bonsai, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 19 May 1994–19 Jun 1994

      The Urban Bonsai, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, 15 Jul 1994–21 Aug 1994

      The Urban Bonsai, Bank Art Museum Moree, Moree, 11 Nov 1994–24 Dec 1994

      The Urban Bonsai, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Murwillumbah, 01 Feb 1995–05 Mar 1995

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication