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Exhibition talk by Alejandro Bertolo: Japanese Byobu, the Unfolding of Beauty

Coinciding with the Byobu Folding Screen Exhibition, artist Alejandro Bertolo will discuss the history and art of the Japanese screen, including: – The origins of screen paintings in Japan; transition from sacred to functional art – Types of Byobu – Fusuma … Continue reading →

Byobu Screen Exhibition by Alejandro Bertolo

Alejandro Bertolo, who signs his works “Bokuma (Ink Horse),” started his training in Japanese painting at the age of 19. He learned sumi-e and nihonga painting with the Japanese artists Tazuko NIIMURA, Sho FUNAKI and Hiroshi YAMAMOTO. He studied Japanese … Continue reading →