Back To Japan

by Marc Petitjean
Back To Japan
  • ISBN-13: 9781635420906
  • Author(s): Marc Petitjean
  • Subject: Autobiography: arts & entertainment
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Other Press
  • Publication Date: 28-10-2021
  • Format: h/b

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Writer, filmmaker, and photographer Marc Petitjean finds himself in Kyoto one fine morning with his camera, to film a man who will become his friend: Kunihiko Moriguchi, a master kimono painter and Living National Treasure. With a documentarian's keen eye, Petitjean retraces Moriguchi's remarkable life, from his childhood during the turbulent 1940s and 50s marked by war, to his prime as an artist with works exhibited in the most prestigious museums in the world.
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Writer, filmmaker, and photographer Marc Petitjean finds himself in Kyoto one fine morning with his camera, to film a man who will become his friend: Kunihiko Moriguchi, a master kimono painter and Living National Treasure. With a documentarian's keen eye, Petitjean retraces Moriguchi's remarkable life, from his childhood during the turbulent 1940s and 50s marked by war, to his prime as an artist with works exhibited in the most prestigious museums in the world.

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