(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).
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.
He traveled and lectured
extensively throughout his career. He e
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