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Shiryu Morita

 (1912 - 1999)
Shiryu Morita was active/lived in Japan.  Shiryu Morita is known for painting.

Biography   Shiryu Morita


Morita Shiryu was born in Toyooka, Japan in 1912.  He was an important voice in the development of post-war Japanese art, both in practice and theory.  He was recognized as one of the pioneers of modern calligraphy in Japan, and co-founded the notable Bokujinkai (Ink Human Society).

Under his leadership, the group of artists became one of the most influential and innovative of the postwar avant garde traditional arts groups.  They conceptualized calligraphy as a form of a modern expressionist painting.  It was an artistic medium seeking to rise above the barriers between cultures so as to generate a new international art.

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