Rokuro Taniuchi’s Shunkan Shincho Covers: A World of Collage

Yokosuka Museum of Art

poster for Rokuro Taniuchi’s Shunkan Shincho Covers: A World of Collage
[Image: Rokuro Taniuchi "Bagworm" 1966]

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*Yokosuka Museum of Art is temporarily closed from Mar. 4 to Apr. 27.

Showa-era artist Rokuro Taniuchi created a total of 1,336 collages for the covers of the weekly magazine Shunkan Shincho between 1956 and 1981. This exhibition, part of a four-part series spotlighting his work this year, features Taniuchi’s collages using a variety of materials such as paper, sand, lace, and rope. In their sculptural and textural qualities, these colorful, playful works demonstrate similarities with the French collage technique papier collé influenced by Cubism and avant-garde movements.

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from December 21, 2019 to March 03, 2020
Closed December 29 through January 3, Closed on January 6, February 3 and 4, March 2.

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Rokuro Taniuchi

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