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Undated - Shiko Munakata (1903-1975) 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. (Photo by Kingendai Photo Library/AFLO)

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Woodblock Printmaker Shiko Munakata (1903-1975)
Undated - Shiko Munakata (1903-1975) 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. (Photo by Kingendai Photo Library/AFLO)

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Date 10 Nov 2010
Location: Japan
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