Introduction
Shikō Munakata (棟方 志功, Munakata Shikō, September 5, 1903 – September 13, 1975) was a woodblock printmaker active in Shōwa period Japan. He is associated with the sōsaku-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.
Wikidata
Q1251247
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Nationality
Japanese
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Woodcutter, Painter
Names
Shikō Munakata, Shiko Munakata, Shikô Munakata, Zakkedô, Munakata Shikō, 棟方志功, 棟方志巧
Ulan
500105681
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