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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Keisuke Serizawa Calendars and Fans

Arrived today - Keisuke Serizawa - Fans and soon at least 8 Calendars from the 70's. Keisuke Serizawa (1895-1984) 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 Ryukyu bingata techniques of dyeing. Serizawa was also a leading member of the mingei movement founded by Yanagi Soetsu. His folk art includes kimono, paper prints, wall scrolls, folding screens, curtains, fans and calendars. Serizawa has also produced numerous masterpieces in illustrated books.

Lot of links to get you excited about JAPANESE design!

You can purchase a fan if you are so inclined but they are selling fast.


1 comment:

edith hadiansyah said...

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