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[Kirigami artist from Japan, California, June 6, 1967]

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[Kirigami artist from Japan, California, June 6, 1967]
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Los Angeles, Calif., June 6, 1967

(96.267.955)

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

Description

2 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

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

Kirigami (cut papercraft) artist from Japan demonstrates his art, California, June 6, 1967. Artist wears a dark suit and eyeglasses as he cuts insect shapes from paper. Includes artist looking intently at paper as he cuts it with scissors, and artist smiling as he holds up a butterfly on the tip of his scissors. His works are arranged on white blocks like insect specimens on table.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Kirigami (Cut Paper Craft) from Japan [Kirigami written in Japanese].

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