Gymnasts, in 1964, outside the newly-built Yoyogi National Gymnasium, designed by Kenzo Tange and constructed to house the aquatics and basketball competitions. Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1938. Keystone/Hulton Archive, via Getty Images. The world’s elite athletes would have been in Tokyo right now if not for the coronavirus pandemic. Condition Details: (A) on Japan, minimal creasing, added: -Beauty Salon- by Yamauchi, approx. Gold-medal matches get intercut with overlooked details of attendants sweeping the triple jump track, or shot put officials wheeling away the metal balls. Paper. Artist: Yusaku Kamekura Title: Tokyo 1964 - Emblem Medium: Fine Art Giclee on Canvas Image Size: Approximately 20 inc... on Jun 16, 2020 XI OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, SAPPORO'72 offset lithograph in colours, 1969, printed by Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Japan, minor defects in the margins, otherwise generally in excellent condition 41 x 29in. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Tokyo. Condition Details: (A-) wf horiz., small edge tears, corner needle holes. Size: 42.1 x 28.7 in. via the Frances Loeb Library/Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Yusaku Kamekura was one of the pioneers of Japanese graphic design who was at the forefront in promoting graphic design as an essential factor of modern society, culture and art, and whose achievem… 10 Unsung Graphic Design Visionaries You Should Know Paper. YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) & OSAMU HAYASAKI (DATES UNKNOWN) TOKYO. Copyright date of 1967 upper right, dated 1970 lower right. Japan was just a few years out from becoming the world’s second-largest economy, and the 1964 Olympics were to be a pageant of economic revival and honor regained. Born in 1915, Yusaku Kamekura passed away in 1997. 59. Inside the stadiums, the telephoto lens allowed Ishikawa to get stunning close-ups of the sprinters’ sweat and the swimmers’ gooseflesh, but just as often he shot nearly abstract sequences of fencers and cyclists blurred into streams of color. 1962. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Tokyo. Paper. Offset 1970 . Size: 40.5 x 28.3 in. 40x28 inches, 103x72 cm. Lot 198: 2 Original 1980s Japanese Design Posters KAMEKURA. Biography/Work Experience (1915 - 1997) Yusaku Kamekura studied principles of constructivism at the Institute of New Architecture and Industrial Arts, Tokyo, a private institute established and run by Renshichiro Kawakita with the aim of introducing Bauhaus design theories in Japan. and participating auction houses. Printed dust … The photographic techniques it uses are far ahead of their time, and reminiscent of similar publications from the 1960s. Lot 160: YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997). TOKYO. (103 x 72 cm). Condition Report: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Yusaku Kamekura poster 1953 1996 trajectory The national Museum of Modern art at the best online prices at … Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. Size: 42.1 x 28.7 in. The Language of Light (2 Posters). 1. Size: 42.1 x 28.7 in. See more ideas about Japanese graphic design, Graphic design, Graphic. YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) & OSAMU HAYASAKI (DATES UNKNOWN) TOKYO. But Mr. Kuma, who attended the 1964 Games as a child, credits Tange’s swooping stadium as the trigger for his own architectural career. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. (101 x 73 cm). Description: Condition Details: (A-) was folded horiz., small edge tears, corner needle holes. This year handballers were to have faced off beneath its plunging canopies of steel. Kamekura can be credited with introducing the western World to thr Japanese poster through designs published in Graphis magazine. Description: Condition A: minor creases at bottom. Condition Details: (A-) small edge tears, corner needle holes. 1962. Offset 1982. Printer: Kyodoh Prointing Co.. Tokyo & New York: Zokeisha & Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. Hiroshima Appeals. The coronavirus pandemic has forced the Olympics’s first postponement: Tokyo 2020, its name unchanged, will now take place in July 2021 if it takes place at all. 1964. Starting Bid: 100. There are champions and record-breakers in “Tokyo Olympiad,” but they share screen time with last-place finishers. He was a pioneer of graphic design in Japan, and founded the Japan Design Center in 1960. Estimate: 400. Description: More impressive than that, it rebooted the Japanese flag — which was all but banned during the first years of American occupation — as a symbol for a democratic state. Condition Report: Lot 162: YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) & OSAMU HAYASAKI (DATES UNKNOWN). The preparations turned Tokyo into a citywide construction site. Two posters, Nikon. Permanent Collection : San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art. Designed by Kamekura, Hayasaki is credited for the photograph. VINTAGE LIFE MAGAZINE COVER THE MIND PRINT The original ad was illustrated in 1979 by Yusaku Kamekura. Yusaku Kamekura 1970 EXPO Osaka, Japan original poster. This rare book was designed by Kamekura Yusaku (1915-1997). LITERATURE C.I.O., p.107. Yusaku Kamekura’s design for the Olympic poster conveyed Tokyo’s ambitions: the five interlocking rings, topped by a huge red disc, the rising sun. yusaku kamekura Hiroshima Appeals. 1962. Collected by a major institution. 40 1/8 x 21 5/8" (102 x 55 cm). Description: For the other posters, he used photography (for the first time, in Olympic posters) in a modern, dynamic way, depicting sprinters, a swimmer, and an athlete running with the torch at twilight. Condition A-: creases and minor tears at edges; minor creases in image. Description: 1980, A-, Description: Description: Text in English and Japanese. Lot 161: YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) & OSAMU HAYASAKI (DATES UNKNOWN). The Language of Light (2 Posters). (103 x 72 cm). 1964. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Tokyo. (B+) small tears and needle holes, tape in the corners and at the edges, tiny paper loss at the bottom edge, Description: In 1964 Tange’s stadium hosted the swimming, diving and basketball events, and its marriage of brawn and dynamism broadcast more loudly than any other that Japan had been restored, even reborn. A mere 6 copies of the work are listed in the Karlsruher Virtual Catalogue. Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1938. Katalog einer in Zusammenarbeit der Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (Gesellschaft für Internationale Kulturbeziehungen), Tokyo, mit dem Verein für Deutsches Kunstgewerbe, Berlin, veranstalteten Ausstellung im Jahr 1938. Well-versed in Bauhaus principles, Kamekura melded typography and Modernist graphics of Europe with Japanese culture; he can be credited with introducing the Western World to Japanese poster art through designs published in Expo ´70 - Progress and Harmony. Known as the “godfather of post … Expo ´70 - Progress and Harmony. Hurdlers compete, above, and the sprinter Yoshinori Sakai lights the caldron, below, at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics as seen in “Tokyo Olympiad.” A new 4K digital restoration of the 1965 documentary film, directed by Kon Ichikawa, is streaming on Criterion Channel. Yusaku Kamekura. Follow. The torch runner was "chosen to epitomize the perfection and endurance of an Olympic athlete" (Olympic Posters p. 74) Olympic Posters pl. Unframed, loose and not glued or mounted. 40 is an out-of-print and rare issue of a slim 54pp Japanese magazine from the 60s dedicated to all things design. In the Komazawa Olympic Park in Setagaya, a control tower designed by Yoshinobu Ashihara took the form of a 165-foot-tall concrete tree; it’s still standing, though its brutalist candor has been softened with a shellacking of white paint. Not for the sport, but for the stadium: Handball matches were to take place in the Yoyogi National Gymnasium, a landmark of Japanese modern architecture designed by Kenzo Tange. Description: This was achieved through photography - the first time the medium had been used in official Olympic posters to transmit the immediacy and excitement of the games to a contemporary audience" (Olympic Posters p. 73). Building facades tumble to powder, bulldozers haul away rubble. Printer: no information . 1964. Condition details: (B+) was folded, small tears at the edges and at the folds. (Actually, the “summer” Games were held in autumn; organizers thought October in Tokyo would be smarter than sweltering July.) documenta. When his series for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics were published, they resonated throughout the graphic design community. Im Karlsruher Virtuellen Katalog sind lediglich 6 Exemplare aufgeführt. Description: Catalogue of a cooperation of the Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (Society for International Cultural Relations), Tokyo, with the Association of German Arts, Berlin exhibition held in 1938. Birth Date: 1915. Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997) THE RISING SUN AND THE OLYMPIC EMBLEM, TOKYO 1964 colour photogravure, 1961, printed by Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., condition A; not backed40 x 22in. All Rights Reserved. Architecture and Design This was the final of Kamekura's four Olympic posters. Size: 40.1 x 29.1 in. Yusaku Kamekura [Editor] Yusaku Kamekura [Editor]: PAUL RAND: HIS WORK FROM 1946 TO 1958. Sofu Teshigahara, One Man Show, 1954 [ +] Nikon, 1954 [ +] Gropius and Bauhaus Exhibition, 1954 [ +] The same bold aesthetic would also characterize Kamekura’s second (and, for 1964, technically daunting) Olympics poster, with a full-bleed, split-second photograph of runners against a black background. He is probably best-known for his 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games posters as Japan was still culturally shaken from the aftermath of the WWII, and Kamekura was tasked with creating a successful poster campaign to propel his country into the post-war design elite. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Fastest Handling 35 in the field and A Great New 35. TOKYO. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Tokyo. Whether they happen in 2021 or not at all, the upcoming Tokyo Games will surely have a quieter cultural impact than their predecessor’s. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Description: In Hiroshima, Tange’s arcing concrete became a mausoleum for Japan’s darkest hour; in Tokyo, it enclosed a festival of new national life. Printer: no information. Included in a major biennial. Followers 17. Reshaping a city: An elevated expressway was constructed in the Akasaka-mitsuke section of Tokyo, ahead of the Olympics. He designed four posters for the games; the first, which became the logo of the games, is a strictly typographic exercise, in which the red sun of the Japanese flag is harmoniously balanced atop the gold Olympic rings. Kenzo Tange’s ambitious designs for Yoyogi Gymnasium: He developed new technology for reinforced concrete, and the building’s suspension roof was the world’s largest at the time. The main ceremonies and athletic events took place at a nothing-special stadium that has since been demolished. May the Simone Biles fan club forgive me, but the event I was most excited about was handball. Olympic Winter Games Sapporo - 72,5x103, 1970 (design) by Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997). (104 x 56cm. Its tensile structure elaborates on Eero Saarinen’s recently completed hockey rink at Yale University, and, even more, the Philips Pavilion at the Brussels World’s Fair, designed in 1958 by his hero Le Corbusier. Photo/Offset 1970. Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts, View additional info and full condition report. Title: Expo ´70 - Progress and Harmony. 40 1/2x28 1/2 inches, 103x72 1/2 cm. He designed four posters for the games. Hello, Sign in. “From that day, I wanted to be an architect.”, The 1964 Olympics Certified a New Japan, in Steel and on the Screen. Tokyo had been awarded the Games once before; it was meant to host the canceled 1940 Olympics, succeeding the Nazi spectacle in Berlin in 1936. 40x28 inches, 103x72 cm. Art Rickerby/The LIFE Picture Collection, via Getty Images. Artists Joseph Barber, Alan Hepburn Jarvis, Gérard Ambrosetti, Larry Spencer Jungarrayi, and Sigi Ernst are of the same generation.. Further Biographical Context for Yusaku Kamekura Designers & Studios Yusaku Kamekura, born April 16, 1915, was a prominent designer of the post-war period. SP, lithograph, 28 x 40 inches, 1990, Description: Has been stored rolled in closet and never framed or displayed. Estimate: 500. Arthur is a place to collect and discover art. A landmark of Japanese modern architecture: Construction on the steel struts curving up to a concrete support tower at Yoyogi National Gymnasium, in March 1964. Description: (102 x 74 cm)Printer: Toppan Co.. Slums, and their residents, were mercilessly cleared to make room for new construction, some of it grand — like the exquisite Hotel Okura, designed in 1962 by Yoshiro Taniguchi (father of the MoMA architect Yoshio Taniguchi) — and much forgettable. x 28.75 in. No Fuji, no cherry blossoms, and no calligraphy. Condition Report: (104 x 73cm.) (B+) was folded, small tears at the edges and at the folds, Description: The posters in Kamekura's Olympic series, "broke new ground by focusing on the psychological drama of individuals striving for personal goals in an 'actual' event. But the President of the Japan Graphic Designers Association, Inc. (JAGDA) Yusaku Kamekura has accomplished this and more in his lifetime. Has been stored rolled in closet and never framed or displayed. 40 1/4x21 3/4 inches, 102 1/4x55 1/4 cm. He served as President of Japan Graphic … It was, however, the somewhat smaller stadium in Yoyogi, designed by Tange — who would go on to build Tokyo’s towering city hall and its Sofia Coppola-approved Park Hyatt Hotel — that expressed in concrete what Kamekura and the other designers did on paper. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Technique: Offset 1970. © 1986-2020 Invaluable, LLC. Size 39.7 x 28.7 in. 40x21 inches, 102x55 cm. Offset 1970. Cart All international deliveries are shipped with DHL, UPS, TNT, FedEx. Description: Erfahren Sie mehr zu Kunstwerken in Galerien, Auktionslosen, Kunstmessen, Events, Biografiedetails, News und vieles mehr von Yusaku Kamekura. Gift of the designer. Expo ´70 - Progress and Harmony for Mankind. Larry Burrows/The LIFE Picture Collection, via Getty Images. Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. Condiiton B+: tears and creases at edges, some affecting image; creases in image. Tokyo Olympic Games 1964 - 70x100, 1962, design by Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997). Size: 42.1 x 28.7 in. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more. Description: YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) & OSAMU HAYASAKI (DATES UNKNOWN) TOKYO / OLYMPIC GAMES. 59, Plakat Kunst p. 161, MoMA 1482.2000. 1964. Provenance: Estate of an EXPO organizer. Graphis magazine. Kamekura sought to bring Japanese graphic design to the international scene with his unique blend of Bauhaus-influenced design mixed with traditional Japanese themes and aesthetics. Condition Report: Paper. Auction Closed. Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. From the outside, it looks like two misconjoined halves of a sliced pair, rendered in steel and concrete, though its real innovation was the roof. Toppan Printing Co. Obtained at the EXPO and brought home rolled. You will receive a Green cloth stamped in pink. Poster proposal for the Japanese World Expo '70 in Ōsaka, designed by Kamekura Yusaku, 1967. Description: (107 x 73 cm) . Excellent condition. Starting his design career at the publishing company Nippon Kaupapu, Kamekura has more than half a decade of experience in the design world. Yusaku Kamekura, via The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more. © Yusaku Kamekura. SP, (slight water damage to lower section), silkscreen, both 28 x 40 inches, 1957 (2). Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 40 1/2x28 1/2 inches, 103x72 1/2 cm. This weekend ought to have been the midway point of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, which would have gathered the world’s leading runners, jumpers, throwers, lifters and — for the first time — skateboarders in the world’s most populous city. Bio Japanese, 1915–1997. Your email address or password is incorrect. Condition details: (A-) was folded horiz., small edge tears, corner needle holes. Printer: Toppan Printing Co.. yusaku kamekura Yusaku Kamekura was born in Niigata Prefecture, Japan in 1915. Sign in to view your bids, favorites & more! Another view of the Yoyogi National Gymnasium shows the draping of its massive roof. Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. 40 1/2x28 1/2 inches, 103x72 1/2 cm. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., Tokyo. TOKYO. But Ichikawa’s distillation of national ambition into abstract form was the hallmark of Tokyo ’64, and “Tokyo Olympiad” went on to become Japan’s biggest domestic box office success, a record that would stand for four decades. 1964. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. The first one, which became the logo of the games, is a strictly typographic exercise in which the red sun of the Japanese flag is harmoniously balanced atop the gold Olympic rings. Das seltene Buch wurde von Kamekura Yusaku (1915-1997) entworfen. 60, Sportissimo p. 15, Weill 589. Kamekura 59, Brockmann p. 148, Olympic Posters pl. International posters, approx. View all works. second (and, for 1964, technically daunting) Olympics poster. YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) & OSAMU HAYASAKI (DATES UNKNOWN) TOKYO / OLYMPIC GAMES. Description: Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997) was one of Japan’s most prolific graphic designers. Keystone Features/Hulton Archive, via Getty Images. Aug 25, 2016 - Explore Mickey Wong's board "Yusaku Kamekura" on Pinterest. Description: (101 x 73 cm). x 28.75 in. (107 x 73 cm). TOKYO 1964. Offset 1982. Japan Advertising Art Club exhibition, 1956 Sale Date: April 21, 2005. 1962. Notable Works. Those first Tokyo Olympics served as a debutante ball for democratic, postwar Japan, which reintroduced itself to the world not only through sport but also through design. CREATION (INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN, ART & ILLUSTRATION, NO 7) (ENGLISH AND JAPANESE EDITION) By Yusaku Kamekura *Excellent Condition*. Artist: Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. All orders require 1 Business day for processing and ship via Express Delivery. Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. For the other posters, he used photography in a modern, dynamic way, depicting sprinters, a swimmer, and an athlete running with the torch at twilight. LITERATURE C.I.O., p.78. Printer: no information . We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items. Lithograph. 62. Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com), Lot 13: Yusaku Kamekura for 1970 EXPO '70 Original Poster, Lot 34: Yusaku Kamekura for 1970 EXPO '70 Original Poster, Lot 95: Original 1970 Japan World´s Fair Expo Poster, Lot 100: Original 1970 Japan World´s Fair Expo Poster, Lot 102: Original 1970 Japan World´s Fair Expo Poster, Lot 134C: Yusaku Kamekura for 1970 EXPO '70 Original Poster, Lot 149: 2 Original 1980s Japanese Design Posters KAMEKURA, Lot 154: Posters (22) by Yusaku Kamekura - Amnesty International Man is born free. And any expression of national pride had to be as distanced as possible from the old imperial militarism. Condition A. Provenance: Estate of an EXPO organizer. Few designers achieve more than a half century of professional longevitylet alone continue in that time to find new solutions and challenges in their work. following. Description: The content on this page is aggregated and is not affiliated with the artist. Amazon.com: yusaku kamekura. 1980, A-, Condition Report: Graphic artist. A marching band performing at the ’64 Games. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. 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This issue includes a feature on boat interior design and modernist furniture. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. All Copyright date of 1967 upper right, dated 1970 lower right. Offset 1967 . Measures 40.75 in. The first logo for Tokyo 2020 was thrown out, on grounds of supposed plagiarism. The new shinkansen, or bullet train, hurried between Tokyo and Osaka for the first time just one week before the opening ceremony. 40x28 inches, 103x72 cm. Kamekura also designed the posters when the Winter Olympics returned to Japan in 1972. (107 x 73 cm). FREE SHIPPING WORLWIDE!! English Text: Natori, Yonosuke 1910 - 1962 Tokyo Japanese commodities. Kamekura’s poster didn’t just spurn western expectations of the “exotic” Orient for hard, clean modernity. (The legacy of Hiroshima also suffused the opening ceremony, where the sprinter Yoshinori Sakai — born on Aug. 6, 1945, the day the first atom bomb fell — lit the caldron. Not until 2008, when the Games opened in booming Beijing, would an Olympics so profoundly alter a city and a nation. Yusaku Kamekura. Reserve / Starting Price: 300. 1964. Yet all around the Japanese capital is the legacy of another Olympics: the 1964 Summer Games, which crowned Tokyo’s 20-year transformation from a firebombed ruin to an ultramodern megalopolis. Yusaku Kamekura. Lot 159: YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) & OSAMU HAYASAKI (DATES UNKNOWN). Years ago, biking through Yoyogi Park, I remember stopping dead before the gymnasium’s soldered roof panels, marveling at its canopies of steel. Kamekura was born in the Province of Niigata, in 1915. Unframed, loose and not glued or mounted. Yusaku Kamekura, via The Museum of Modern Art, New York The main ceremonies and athletic events took place at a nothing-special stadium that has since been demolished. Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. Printer: Toppan Printing Co.. TOKYO 1964 lithograph in colours, 1964, printed by Toppan Printing Co., Tokyo, condition A; backed on linen 40 x 22in. Description: Olympic Games Tokyo - 72,5x103, 1965 by Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997), Description: Tokyo 1964. We see Tange’s stadium in mist, then the torch relay, and then crowds jostling to see the young foreigners arriving at Haneda Airport. Printer: no information or multiple posters. Skip to main content. The first stadium, too: Zaha Hadid’s initial design got dumped, and was replaced by a more serene and much less expensive wood stadium, designed by the architect Kengo Kuma. $1,168 - $1,752. This award was established with a grant from his bereaved family. (A) on Japan, minimal creasing, added: -Beauty Salon- by Yamauchi, approx. YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997) TOKYO. Artist: Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. More quietly, the gymnasium nods to Tange’s most significant work up to this point: the cenotaph arch in Hiroshima, another curve of reinforced concrete. Artist: Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. “Tange treated natural light like a magician,” Mr. Kuma told The Times two years ago, reminiscing on his childhood discovery of Yoyogi National Gymnasium. Description: Paper. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Yusaku Kamekura; Yusaku Kamekura Nationality: japanese. Devising the look of Tokyo ’64 fell to Yusaku Kamekura, the dean of Japanese graphic designers, who had imbibed modern design from the Bauhaus-trained professors of Tokyo’s Institute of New Architecture and Industrial Arts. 1980, A-. VG-EX/EX to EX condition. Local residents at the Komazawa Olympic Park preparing for the opening of the Olympic Games. Amnesty International Man is born free - 50x70, 1989, added: various artists, 21 different French Amn. The Japanese Olympic Committee hated the film and commissioned another; nationalist boosters called it unpatriotic or worse. Artist: Yusaku Kamekura Title: Tokyo 1964 - Emblem Medium: Fine Art Giclee on Canvas Image Size: Approximately 32 inc... on Sep 07, 2020 1964. Lot 205: YUSAKU KAMEKURA (1915-1997). 1482.2000. TOKYO / OLYMPIC GAMES. When his series for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics was published, it resonated throughout the graphic design community. Not in Olympic Poster. 40x21 1/2 inches, 101 1/2x55 cm. A Japanese graphic designer. Olympic Games Tokyo 1964 - 55x103, 1963, (design), on japan by Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997), Description: ), The 1964 Olympics were the first to be broadcast worldwide, via the first geostationary satellite for commercial use, and Japanese families with growing household budgets could even watch the Games in color. First Edition. Technique: Offset 1965. Artist: Kamekura, Yusaku 1915 - 1997. TOKYO 1964. at the top, needle holes and tiny tears at the edgesEstimate: $500Reserve: $280. Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (107 x 73 cm) . Obtained at the EXPO and brought home rolled. Size: 39.7 x 28.7 in. Condition Report: Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. Condition Details: (A) on linen. Unlike Leni Riefenstahl’s “Olympia,” which prefaced the Berlin Games with Aryan athlete-gods in Greek drag, “Tokyo Olympiad” plunges us into modernity from its opening sequence: a blazing white sun against a red sky — the Japanese flag, inverted — smash-cuts into a wrecking ball slamming into pylons. Description: Where past Olympics posters had relied on figurative, often explicitly Greco-Roman imagery, Kamekura distilled Tokyo’s ambitions to the simplest of emblems: the five interlocking rings, all gold, topped by a huge red disc, the rising sun. Technique: Offset 1983. Yusaku Kamekura, born in 1915, played an important role in shaping the modern graphic design of J apan. Client Toppan Printing Co., Ltd, Makoto Saito Design Office Inc. Tokyo 1964/Olympic Games (2 works), 1964 Sale Date: April 21, 2005. Internationale Tokio Messe. Yusaku Kamekura. Kamekura 16, Olympic Posters pl. The author Robert Whiting, who was stationed with the U.S. Air Force in Tokyo in 1962, describes the pile drivers and jackhammers that delivered an “overwhelming assault on the senses.” Pedestrians went about with face masks and earplugs, and salarymen drank in bars protected by dust-blocking plastic sheets. Kamekura also designed the posters when the Winter Olympics returned to Japan in 1972. Expo '70 Japan - 73x104, 1970 by Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997), Description: Nevertheless, the most enduring images from Tokyo ’64 appeared in the cinema, in the director Kon Ichikawa’s three-hour documentary “Tokyo Olympiad.” Shot in the wide CinemaScope format, in rich color, with newfangled telephoto lenses, “Tokyo Olympiad” is, by several lengths of the track, the greatest film ever made about the Olympics. Yusaku Kamekura was a visual artist. Gender: Male. Condition B+: minor tears at edges; creases and abrasions in margins and image. Category Design Title Sunrise Sunset Yusaku Kamekura, 1999 Designer Makoto Saito Poster Size 1427 mm × 1030 mm Printing Offset Printing Other Permanent Collection : San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art. Condition A-: creases and minor tears at edges; minor creases in image. A Great New 35. Would have been in Tokyo right now if not for the photograph ”. Club forgive me, but the event I was most excited about handball! 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