TOKYO ICHIOSHI supporting business
This business is the project of “Kengo Kuma’s sketch drawing depicted in Edo woodblock printing”, that has been subsidized by “TOKYO ICHIOSHI supporting business supported by the first year of Reiwa period Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center”.
As Modern Art, the most suitable sketch drawing depicted in design woodblock printing for interior design
As they present his comprehensive styles in his many architecture works, we chose “YUSUHARA WOODEN BRIDGE MUSEUM : gallery over the clouds” and “TIFFANY GINZA BUILDING”. Those sketch drawings are reappeared by using the technique of Edo woodblock printing.
Collaboration : Architect Kengo Kuma and Edo woodblock printing
Kengo Kuma is a global architect who represents Japan and has designed new Japan National Stadium, main venue for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
This exhibition’s works have the freshness which presents that the theme (=architecture’s sketch drawing), which rarely appears in public, as Edo woodblock printing works.
And also, the process of making unusual motif’s works of architecture’s sketch drawings, rare to deal with, make Edo woodblock printing artisans try to gain techniques.
Kengo Kuma’s 2 sketch drawings
TOKYO ICHIOSHI supporting business supported by the Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center