Keiko Minami (1911-2004)

Keiko Minami (1911-2004). Etching and aquatint, 1960. Plate measures 11.5 x 15.5 inches; almost 16 x 22 framed. Signed and numbered lower margins. Edition size 50. Excellent condition with no damage or restoration.



Born in Hirokawa Japan. She lived in Paris from 1954 to 2004.

Wife of the artist Yozo Hamaguchi. Named official artist of the United Nations in 1959 for her print “Tree of Peace.”

1909 – Born Hirokawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

1927 – 1929 – Attended the School of Fine Arts Tokyo, Japan

1998 – Inauguration, Museé Yozo Hamaguchi Tokyo, Japan


2000 – Color Mezzotints, Vorpal Gallery San Francisco, CA

1999 – The Art of Mezzotint, Vorpal Gallery San Francisco, CA

1998 – Retrospective, Keiko Minami, Tokyu-Kichijoji Department Store Musashino, Japan

1997 – Exposition des Oeuvres, Le Printemps Tokyo, Japan

1995 – Keiko Minami, Takaoko Museum Takaoko City, Japan

1994 – Musashino City Exhibition, Osaka, Japan

1992 – Retrospective, Ohtani Memorial Museum Nishimiya City, Japan

1991 – Retrospective, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen Dusseldorf, Germany

1988 – Retrospective of Prints and Studies, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum Tokyo, Japan

1985 – Retrospective, Yurakucho Art Forum Tokyo, Japan

1983 – Vorpal Gallery San Francisco, CA and New York, NY