The Japanese alphabet of serisawa銈kai
-Kazushige Kaneko collection
serisawa銈kai (1895-1984) is colorman on behalf of Japan, and the evaluation does not remain in the country, and, commencing with Paris exhibition where we put great success in during the lifetime, private exhibition is held in the United States, the U.K., Russia. Strong model and reliable composition are characteristic, and style that drew concept called "kataesen" in authorization of holder of an important intangible cultural property (living national treasure) in 1956 considers depth and stillness at bottom while gorgeous color, fun color are bright…In fact, these were words that Serizawa recited about colorfully-dyed pattern, but aspect made *jutsu here seems to be just piled up in work of Serizawa. Probably it lets you choose way of dyeing, and Serizawa pursues view of the world that it continued longing for throughout the life in own work, and is this not because it demonstrated?
serisawa銈kai << printing Japanese alphabet sentence six pieces screen >> 1958 National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
We constitute 167 Serizawa works which had you donate book exhibition from Mr. Kazushige Kaneko in 2015 430 points as nucleus. This valuable collection that deep relationship of mutual trust with choice eyes and Serizawa built of Kaneko who is guide of molding study in Asia of a race is riot from screen and noren, printing book, calendar, the binding to sketching, sketch, layout image of book.
serisawa銈kai << new publication picture book donkihote (printing separately) two farmhand sancho sub-pass the threshold of pilgrimage >> 1971 National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
We prepared for three keywords at this exhibition to have you taste them slowly and carefully. "Design" "thing" "trip" - - all are main themes of Serizawa. However, we tie different image to wide contents about not only form but also technique, the generation, all of product area and opposite cut apart and may let you update. We expect that each serisawa銈kaizo is described while who looked at this display meeting various sides of Serizawa as Serizawa just dismantles function of letter in approach to "letter sentence", and having left for the essence while showing new aspect, and binding context together.
serisawa銈kai << Okinawa pot shop >> 1943 National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo