Block Printing: Keisuke Serizawa [001]

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Title Block Printing: Keisuke Serizawa [001]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 24, Japan, Block Printing, Serisawa, 1
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
Subject Serizawa, Keisuke, 1895-1984--Photographs; Artists--Japan--Photographs; Portraits
Description Photo of Keisuke Serizawa (1895-1984), probably taken in the 1940s or 1950s
Caption on Slide Mr. Serisawa, Japan
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Caption is from photographer's notes on slide. "Keisuke Serizawa (芹沢 銈介, Serizawa Keisuke?, May 13, 1895 - April 5, 1984) was a Japanese textile designer. In 1956, he was designated as a Living National Treasure for his katazome stencil dyeing technique by the Japanese government. Serizawa visited Okinawa several times and learned the Ryūkyū bingata techniques of dyeing. Serizawa was also a leading member of the mingei movement founded by Yanagi Sōetsu. His folk art includes kimono, paper prints, wall scrolls, folding screens, curtains, fans and calendars. Serizawa has also produced numerous masterpieces in illustrated books including Don Quixote, Vincent van Gogh and A Day at Mashiko. In 1981, the Municipal Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum was opened in the city of Shizuoka. Another museum, the Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum was opened in 1989 in Sendai."--Wikipedia.
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Textual Date 1947-1960
ARK ark:/87278/s6q24fz5
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Lennox Tierney; Catherine Tierney
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2010-07-20
Date Modified 2015-08-10
ID 329685
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