EI-KYU’s real name was Hideo Sugita. He studied painting at Nihon Bijutsu Gakko and began writing art reviews from when he was sixteen. In 1936, he published a collection of photograms entitled Nemuri no Riyu (Reason for Sleep) and it was from then that he used the pen name EI-KYU. In 1951, he formed the Demokrato Artists Association. He played a pioneering role in postwar Japanese art.


  • Title: Wind Rises
  • Creator: EI-KYU
  • Date: 1957
  • Physical Dimensions: w53.5 x h39.8 cm
  • Media (Japanese): リトグラフ、紙
  • Media: lithograph on paper
  • Type: Prints
  • External Link: http://www.pref.spec.ed.jp/momas/


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