Yu-ichi Inoue, ‘Hin 貧 (Poverty)’, 1974.Jan.31, Kamiya Art

CR no. 74007

Signature: A seal of Yu-ichi on the right bottom

1991 First time showing 10, Tokyo
1991 "Subarashii Hin", Tokyo
1991 YU-ICHI works 1995-85 (Koriyama/Fukushima)
1995 "YU-ICHI SHO-HO" Publishing Commemorative Exhibition (The Tianjin People's Fine Arts Publishing House/Taijin/China)
1996-1996 YU-ICHI HIN-Werke 1954 bis 1982 (Schirn Kunsthalle/Frankfurt am Main/ Germany)
2000 "Ikita Kaita YU-ICHI" (Chigasaki City Museum of Art/Kanagawa)
2010 Iboku-ten, Tokyo

YU-ICHI [Yu-ichi INOUE] catalogue raisonne of the works1945-1985 Vol.2 1970-1976
Revelation in Black and White - The Spiritual Austerity of Yu-ichi Inoue
Homage to Yu-ichi by Ten Korean poets
Yu-ichi "HIN" (Catalogue of Schirn Kunsthalle)
YU-ICHI INOUE in Seoul catalogue
Ikita Kaita Yu-ichi cattalogue
Rokugatsu no Kaze No.117, No120
Catalogue of Iboku-ten


Collection of the artist

About Yu-ichi Inoue

Yu-ichi Inoue gained an international reputation through the course of his career; in fact, Robert Motherwell called him one of the few great artists from the latter half of the 20th century—in spite of his reluctance to regularly participate in exhibitions. Inoue was considered an avant-garde calligrapher for his character-based subject matter, as well as his radicalization of traditional calligraphic techniques and styles. While his primary influences were the old masters of Japanese calligraphy, Inoue also employed action painting techniques like beating or splashing strips of paper with ink-laden brushes. He believed writing in this way could not only convey the meaning of the characters, but also a primitive impulse and an internal state of creativity.

Japanese, 1916-1985, Tokyo, Japan, based in Tokyo, Japan