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The exhibition showcases a combination of Serizawa’s originality and vitality with the natural beauty of his materials—cotton, silk, hemp, and other fibers decorated with the brilliant yet warm hues of natural dyes.

Press Release

New York — This fall Japan Society Gallery introduces American audiences to the work of a towering figure in 20th-century Japanese art: Serizawa Keisuke (1895–1984), whose revival and bold exploration of the techniques of stencil-dyeing propelled him into the forefront of Japan’s folk art movement and popular culture.

Serizawa: Master of Japanese Textile Design opens Friday, October 9, 2009 and …

New York — This fall Japan Society Gallery introduces American audiences to the work of a towering figure in 20th-century Japanese art: Serizawa Keisuke (1895–1984), whose revival and bold exploration of the techniques of stencil-dyeing propelled him into the forefront of Japan’s folk art movement and popular culture.

Serizawa: Master of Japanese Textile Design opens Friday, October 9, 2009 and remains on view in the galleries through January 17, 2010.

“This exhibition is long overdue. Although Serizawa’s oeuvre has been showcased around the world since a Grand Palais exhibition in Paris in …

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333 E 47th St
New York, NY, US
Tue – Thu, 12pm – 7pm Fri, 12pm – 9pm Sat & Sun, 11am – 5pm Closed Mondays and on major holidays.