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[Hanga artist, Mr. Saito, at Kunimoto home, Los Angeles, California, July 15, 1969]

Miyatake, Toyo
Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Hanga artist, Mr. Saito, at Kunimoto home, Los Angeles, California, July 15, 1969]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., July 15, 1969

(96.267.1071)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

1 negative : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, July 16, 1969, Japanese section, and July 17, 1969, English section.

Hanga artist Mr. Saito and Linda Kunimoto look at framed Hanga prints displayed at the Kunimoto home in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, July 15, 1969. Mr. Saito wears eyeglasses, necktie and shirtsleeves when viewing prints. Kunimoto wears a kimono and and Western clothing. Also includes Saito without necktie sitting casually on a couch next to a framed print of two cats as Kunimoto in white top stands behind artwork.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Hanga Ka -- Mr. Saito -- Taken at Kunimoto Home -- 2040 Overland Ave -- BH.

History
Sosaku hanga, or "creative print" is a woodblock print movement where the artist performs all aspects of production, from designing, carving to printing, as opposed to only designing and the work is produced by a publisher.

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