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See, touch, and enter the world of picture books...
The world view of Katsumi Komagata, book designer and author, will be exhibited,
The exhibition will be held to experience the world of Katsumi Komagata, a book designer and picture book
In addition to beautiful picture books on paper, which are full of originality and ingenuity, the exhibition will also feature two new works, "RAIN" and "ALONE",
and his new giclee prints of "RAIN" and "ALONE" will also be on display.
We look forward to welcoming you to the exhibition.
We hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy the world that begins with a book.

Eleven years ago, I was diagnosed with acute leukemia and was told I had only two months to live.
After 10 months of hospitalization and a bone marrow transplant, he returned to work.
In March of this year, cancer was found in his esophagus.
He continues to work while undergoing treatment.
At this time, he is very conscious of "the beginning and the end" of things.
And for his exhibition in September, he is making a new attempt this time.
He painted a picture of "the beginning and the end" first, and then nurtured the story afterwards,
The exhibition will be held at the exhibition hall.
The "Beginning and End" paintings will be exhibited at the exhibition.
Two books created from the drawings will also be exhibited. 
Katsumi Komagata

Katsumi Komagata
After working at Nippon Design Center, Komagata moved to the United States in 1977. After working as a graphic designer at CBS headquarters in New York, he returned to Japan in 1983.
After the birth of his own child, he began producing picture books. Since then, he has published many picture books, including "Gobugobu gobogobo".
His activities have spread around the world, with exhibitions and workshops still touring France, Italy, Mexico, Korea, Spain, etc. He won the Bologna RAGAZZI Award for Excellence in 2000, 2010, and 2016, and the GOOD DESIGN Grand Prize in the Universal Design category in 2006. Grand Prize in the Universal Design category, GOOD DESIGN 2006. He has also received numerous other awards.

Katsumi Komagata Exhibition"Beginning and Ending"


Sep 22 (Fri) - October 9 (Mon, holiday), 2023

13:00 -19:00

*Closed on Tue, Wed, and Oct 8 (Sun)

3-10 Kasuga-machi, Matsuyama, Ehime

TEL 089-950-4133 OPEN 13:00-19:00


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