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Three Eyes (two owls)

Accession Number
1998/2.24

Title
Three Eyes (two owls)

Artist(s)
Kawano Kaoru

Object Creation Date
mid 20th century

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
17 5/16 in. x 22 3/8 in. ( 44 cm x 56.9 cm )

Credit Line
Bequest of Alva Gordon Sink

Subject matter
Kawano Kaoru is considered a member of the Creative Print (sôsaku hanga) movement, a group of artists dedicated to bringing individualism, experimentation, and autonomy to Japan’s centuries old ukiyo-e tradition. His works are often highly abstracted, using simple lines and shapes to depict the subject.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
eyes
owls

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