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Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1893–1953) An American painter, photographer and printmaker. Kenneth Hayes Miller introduced Kuniyoshi to intaglio printmaking, and he made approximately 45 prints between 1916 and 1918. In 1922, he learned about zinc plate lithography and adopted the technique. Kuniyoshi continued making prints, especially lithographs.

He later taught at the Art Students League of New York in New York City and in Woodstock, New York. Nan Lurie was among his students, as was Irene Krugman. Around 1930, the artist built a home and studio on Ohayo Mountain Road in Woodstock. He was an active member of the artistic community there for the rest of his life.

.In 1935 Kuniyoshi was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship. He was also an Honorary member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and President of Artists Equity .In 1948, Kuniyoshi became the first living artist chosen to have a retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

 

 

Mask lithograph    
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Landscape lithograph    
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Shower lithograph    
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The Storm lithograph    
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