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ART FORUM SINGAPORE

82 Cairnhill Rd,  Singapore 229684 

Tel 6737 3448  art@artforum.com.sg

​Street parking is available

Japan

Takahashi Hiromitsu was born in 1959 in Kanagawa prefecture. Hiromitsu graduated from Nihon University in 1981. An obvious successor to the ukiyo-e artists of the Edo period in his choice of subject his methods and style show the strong influence of Yoshitoshi Mori, a stencil print artist whom Hiromitsu's parents served as printers.

 

Has always referred to Hiromitsu as “The Last of the Kappazuri Masters.” Kappa-zuri is the traditional Japanese art of stencil, for use in both textile design and print-making. Unless Hiromitsu finds a student who wishes to make this technique his or her own, it will probably die out as a mode of print-making as no one today has the required training to keep this intricate art alive.

Takahashi Hiromitsu