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Media Release • 23 Dec 19

Japanese Modernism

JAPANESE
Kimono with geometric modernist design and accessories (1930s)
silk, cotton, wool, straw, wood, vinyl, plastic and metal
(a) 106.8 x 63.8 cm (kimono)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Allan Myers AC and Maria Myers AC, 2016
2016.108
Taniguchi Fumie
Preparing to go out 1935
(Yosoou hitobito)
six panel folding screen: ink and watercolour on silk
176.8 x 364.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds from the Estate of Kevin and Eunice McDonald and NGV Foundation, 2019
2019.21
© Estate of Taniguchi Fumie
JAPANESE
Asahi weekly lifestyle magazine (1934-1939)
colour offset printing
41.0 x 32.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Maureen Morrissey Bequest, 2018
2017.1286
JAPANESE
Tumbler (c. 1930)
glass
6.6 x 10.2 cm diameter
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Tina Aldridge, 2017
2016.1062.a
JAPANESE
Japanese music scores (1928-1932)
colour offset printing
30.0 x 22.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Maureen Morrissey Bequest, 2018
2017.1294
JAPANESE
Asahi weekly lifestyle magazine (1934-1939)
colour offset printing
41.0 x 32.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Maureen Morrissey Bequest, 2018
2017.1289
JAPANESE
Men's kimono jacket with modernist motif, Samurai on horseback and tanks on the battlefield (1920-1940)
silk, cotton
50.0 x 60.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Maureen Morrissey Bequest, 2018
2017.1270
Hisui Sugiura
The first subway in the East 1927
colour lithograph, offset
91.0 x 62.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2018 (2015.1504)
© Estate of Hisui Sugiura