A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"
A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"

A set of 6 designs of Makoto Wada "Six Stars on the Screen"

Now a series of woodcut prints, “Six Stars on the Screen” includes portraits of Humphrey Bogart from “Casablanca” and Brigitte Bardot from “Vie Privee,” brilliantly capturing each actor and the character they played in the characteristic style of Wada, who was very knowledgeable about cinema. Whoever he portrays, Wada's works always reveal his kind and affectionate personality, warming the hearts of his admirers.

The unique handcrafted Japanese paper used to produce traditional woodcut prints brings soothing colors and soft textures that perfectly complement the unique world view of Makoto Wada.

Illustrator, Graphic Designer. Born in 1936. The work has spanned illustration, book design, children books, film, animation, songwriting, essays, Japanese haiku, and exhibitions, numerous works have been produced and continue to be produced up to the present day. Has written more than 200 books including “You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet”, “Posterland”, “I’ve Head that Song Before”, “Wada Makoto Department store”, “3D”, “Full of Adventures” and others. Awards : Japan Advertising Artists Club Prize / Mainichi Film Award(1964) / Bunshun Cartoon Prize(1969) / Kodansha Publication Culture Prize(1974) / Kodansha Publication Culture Prize(1981) / Kadokawa Japan Non-fiction Prize(1982) / Houchi Film Emerging Director Prize(1984) / Blue Ribbon Prize(1992) / Kodansha Essay Prize(1993) / Kikuchi Kan Prize(1994) / Mainichi Exhibition Prize(1997) / Japan Children book Prize(1998) / Japan Advertising Award Yamana Prize(2000) / Hall of Fame Prize at the Tokyo Book Jacket Illustration Competition(2013) / Lifetime Achievement Award(2015).

Price

Sale price¥180,000

About Frame

About Frame

Size: 40.0 × 55.0 cm
Weight: approx. 1.8kg
Material: wood, acrylic (70% of UV cut)

 

About Frame

About Frame

Size: 40.0 × 55.0 cm
Weight: approx. 1.8kg
Material: wood, acrylic (70% of UV cut)

 
Quantity:
Material Paper: Echizen Kizuki Hosho Washi made by Living National Treasure, Ichibei Iwano
FeatureType of print: Woodcut print

[Contents]

1."Rick's Cafe Americain" Humphrey Bogart
2."Potato Head Blues" Louis Armstrong
3."Boulevard of Crime" Jean-Louis Barrault
4."A Very Private Affair" Brigitte Bardot
5."Barbarella" Jane Fonda
6."River of No Return" Marilyn Monroe

Original Box: 40.5×29.0×1.8 cm (external size)
with one free frame

Our mission

At Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints, we create attractive works that are in keeping with the times while maintaining the basics of traditional woodcut printing techniques.

Careful quality and materials

At Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints, we use carefully selected materials and tools to bring out the original beauty of woodcut prints to the fullest.

Making Process & Adachi's Artisans

The production of ukiyo-e, which developed as a commercial printing method, focused on efficiency and profitability. And so, all processes are streamlined and sophisticated. We will introduce the basics of ukiyo-e techniques through the production process of Katsushika Hokusai's masterpiece "The Great Wave off Kanagawa."