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Surface K.O.

A work made of color woodblock print.
© 2013 Chizuko, Takasuke, and Ayomi Yoshida.

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  • A work made of color woodblock print.

Date:

1987

Artist:

Yoshida Ayomi
Japanese, born 1958

About this artwork

Yoshida Ayomi printed this work with only three colors, which she layered to produce more colors in the finished print. It comes from her Surface series of the late 1980s, which was based on photos she took of the Kanda River in Tokyo. The initials in the titles refer to different parts of the river. “K.O.” stands for the Kanda River in Ochiai (middle stream), and “K.I.” refers to the Kanda River in Inokashira (upper stream). The river has great significance for the artist, as it flows past where she lives now as well as where she was born.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Yoshida Ayomi

Title

Surface K.O.

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

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1987

Medium

Color woodblock print

Dimensions

52 × 73 cm (20 1/2 × 28 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Chizuko, Takasuke, and Ayomi Yoshida

Reference Number

2013.39

Copyright

© 2013 Chizuko, Takasuke, and Ayomi Yoshida.

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