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Un’ichi Hiratsuka Papers

A work made of manuscripts, typescript papers, printed papers, woodcut prints on paper, photomechanical prints, postcards, black and white and color photographic prints, black and white and color negatives and a vhs videocassette..

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  • A work made of manuscripts, typescript papers, printed papers, woodcut prints on paper, photomechanical prints, postcards, black and white and color photographic prints, black and white and color negatives and a vhs videocassette..

Date:

1956-2001

Artist:

Un’ichi Hiratsuka (1895-1997)

About this artwork

Hiratsuka Un’ichi was an illustrious artist in Japan’s Creative Print Movement, which marked a return to traditional Japanese wood-cut printing techniques in combination with modern imagery. The collection includes correspondence, notes, catalogs, articles, photographs, video, and ephemera.

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Artist

Hiratsuka Un'ichi

Title

Un’ichi Hiratsuka Papers

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Made 1956–2001

Medium

Manuscripts, typescript papers, printed papers, woodcut prints on paper, photomechanical prints, postcards, black and white and color photographic prints, black and white and color negatives and a VHS videocassette.

Dimensions

1 oversized portfolio and 1 portfolio: H.: 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore and Louann Van Zels, 2002 and 2004.

Reference Number

2002.5

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