Kiyoshi Awazu

Kiyoshi Awazu (1929-2009), Japanese graphic artist. I love him for his sometimes psychedelic designs and colours mixed with traditional Japanese influences. I’ve been absolutely crazy about Japanese Edo prints for as long as I can remember (or you knew, since my twelfth) and Japanese graphic artists such as Awazu, Tadanoori and Nagai are beautifully influenced by them, the strict lines, the specific shapes etc. but their works remains remarkably fresh and modern because of the colours and modern influences.

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