Shiro Kuramata
Japanese, 1934-1991
422 followers
Shiro Kuramata
Japanese, 1934-1991
422 followers
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
dna10 - 10th Anniversary Exhibition,
Friedman Benda
Static,
Friedman Benda
2015
Highlights from the Architecture + Design Collection,
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Shiro Kuramata playfully stretched and skewed tropes of Western design, while combining them with …

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Shiro Kuramata playfully stretched and skewed tropes of Western design, while combining them with traditional Japanese aesthetics, to produce items of furniture that are surreal, humorous, and often poetic. Kuramata’s Miss Blanche chair (1988), a transparent resin chair flecked with synthetic roses, creates the …

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