Shiro Kuramata

Japanese, 1934-1991

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Shiro Kuramata

Japanese, 1934-1991

438 followers

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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Solo show at a major institution
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Art in America
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