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Shu Takahashi Morning star, 1970


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Shu Takahashi, Morning star
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About the work
  • Medium

    Print : Screen Print

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    24.4 x 18.5 x 0 inch

  • Support

    Print on paper

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 150 copies
    1 remaining copy

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    Morning star is an abstract silk-screen and copperplate engraving print on heavy paper, realized in 1970 by the Japanese artist Shu Takahashi. Hand signed, numbered and dated on the lower margin. Edition 150.
    Shu Takahashi was a unique Japanese visual artist who also worked as a professor of the Kurashiki University of Science and The Arts.
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Shu Takahashi


Shu Takahashi was born in Hiroshima in 1930. In 1950 he moved to Tokyo and in spite of mother's opposition to his artistic aspiration, entered Musashino Academy of Fine Arts. He has been living and working in Rome since 1963. In 1987 he received the Education Ministers Art Encouragement Prize and the next year the Japan Arts Grand Prix (This award is given to one of the best works of art of the year by the Shinchosha). In 1996 he taught at the Kurashiki University of Sciences and Arts. In his country, he formed together with other artists the “Nouveau Art Group”, aimed at revolutionary visual language. In 1956 he held his first solo exhibition. 

He received the Dokuritsu Prize and his ‘Way to the Moon’ was bought by the Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art, which awarded him the Yasui Prize for new artists. He became well-known in Italy and since 1969 he has formed a stable relationship with the Galleria dell’Ariete in Milan. He took part in the Venice Biennale in 1976 and in the Rome Quadriennale in 1977. Amongst his exhibitions his Retrospective at the GNAM in Rome (1993) and the 2003-2004 Spirit of Gold Exhibition at the Edoardo Chiossone Oriental Art Museum in Genoa.

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