Fune, 1982

Yu-ichi Inoue
Fune, 1982
126 × 180 cm
Ink on Japanese paper
Installation view


Yu-ichi Inoue was a member of the Bokujin group of calligraphers, founded in 1952, and edited the monthly magazine of the same name.

His work has been shown at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1967); Kunst und Museumseverein Wuppertal, Germany (1965); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1955, 1963); São Paulo Bienal (1957, 1961); dOCUMENTA, Kassel, Germany (1959); Palais International des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (1958); Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (1955) and the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1954).

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 11


Inoue, Yu-ichi

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