Shikō Munakata, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Shikō Munakata

Japanese artist

Date of Birth: 05-Sep-1903

Place of Birth: Aomori, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 13-Sep-1975

Profession: painter, printmaker

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Shikō Munakata

  • Shiko Munakata (?? ??, Munakata Shiko, September 5, 1903 – September 13, 1975) was a woodblock printmaker active in Showa period Japan.
  • He is associated with the sosaku-hanga movement and the mingei (folk art) movement.
  • Munakata was awarded the "Prize of Excellence" at the Second International Print Exhibition in Lugano, Switzerland in 1952.
  • He was awarded the Order of Culture, the highest honor in the arts by the Japanese government in 1970.

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