concentric light gray squares upper half within blue frame with interlocking circles and angles; concentric light gray circles lower, within similar red frame

Moral (Endurance), 1963

Amano Kazumi

Woodblock print; ink and color on embossed paper

Gift of Sue Y.S. Kimm and Seymour Grufferman 2019.78.9

On View in Gallery 227

In 1962/63 Amano started to use embossing (pushing the paper out from behind to create a raised surface) as a design element in his prints. In this case he embossed several circular and rectangular forms with varying amounts of force to achieve the level of three-dimensionality he desired.

Image: In Copyright. Gift of Sue Y.S. Kimm and Seymour Grufferman

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