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Zenzaburo KOJIMA – Since here is “GREEN”

Pine trees are reverenced as a symbol of rebirth since ancient times in Japan for being ever green.

Kojima painted trunks and green leaves stereoscopically with bold and massive strokes, which remind us of Jomon earthenware.

He depicted the four seasons by simplifying what he saw as if he was composing haiku, traditional Japanese short poems.

 

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June 5 – July 18 , 2021

Open   Tuesday – Sunday, 12:00-18:00

Gallery Kojima

1-5-16, Izumicho, Kokubunji, Tokyo 185-0024

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“The Hill Over Yonder”       1930-32         53.0 x 45.5cm

Looking up at the atelier in Yoyogi. The influences of Sutin or Gyokudo Urakami can be found.

 

 

 

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“Nude with Tree”       1932       97.1 x 162.1 cm

Great and giant Japanese nude, painted when he was 39 yeard old.

 

 

 

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“Fields in Late Spring”        1936       18.8 x 23.9cm

Paddy fields in Kokubunji, his favorite motif to work on.

 

 

 

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“Pine Trees”          1936       23.6 x 53.0cm

Reminds us of oval plates of Kenzan Ogata (potter, painter 1663–1743).

 

 

 

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“Winter Field”    c.1936        45.5 x 53.0cm

The blue strokes streams on the sky like cold tongue and the woods are sensible of winter coming.

 

 

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“Rainy Garden”        1938        45.5 x 53.0cm

Pellet drum of maple trees.

 

 

 

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“Rustling Pines”          1938         60.4 x 45.4cm

Threatening sky holding heavy raindrops.

 

 

 

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“Clear Fall Day”         1939       45.5 x 53.0cm

Applying golden section ratio.

 

 

 

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“Spring Fields”           1940        45.3 x 53.0cm

Cherry blossoms or “Dream girls” ?

 

 

 

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“Lake Ashi”            c.1940         44.0 x 52.0cm

Night “ink” flows out from mt.Fuji.

 

 

 

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“Autumn Day”            c.1941           45.5 x 53.0cm

Pine branches are almost weeping.

 

 

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“Nishiizu Landscape”             c.1943              80.6 x 100.0cm

A fishing port and a cliff behind.

 

 

 

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“Nagasaki”              c.1933           45.5 x 53.0cm

 

 

 

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“Beside the Pond (Dazaifu)”           1945           45.5 x 52.5cm

Camphor tree is doing “rock paper scissors” with another him on the pond.

 

 

 

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“Kokubunji”              1942-45           15.7 x 23.0cm

The only piece looking up at his atelier from the paddy field in Kokubunji.

 

 

 

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“Kokubunji”        [Unfinished]   c.1948       50.0 x 60.0cm

Unfinished masterpiece.

 

 

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“Kokubunji”              1948          50.0 x 60.6cm

Way to the station.

 

 

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“Kokubunji (Forest) ” [Unfinished]          c.1948        50.2 x 60.6cm

Look for the secret path through the forest.

 

 

 

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“Early Summer Fields”          1950          22.8 x 53.1cm

 

 

 

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“Kokubunji”            1950        21.5 x 26.9cm

Trees, look like “Besoms”.

 

 

 

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“Nishiizu”            1950         45.5 x 53.0cm

Early morning in Arari, view from a boat.

 

 

 

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“Pastoral Scene”       c.1950       22.4 x 24.2cm

 

 

 

 

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“Early Summer”         1951        46.1 x 65.3cm

Floating on the sky are clouds of cocoon.

 

 

 

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“Japanese Alps”              1951           45.5 x 53.0cm

 

 

 

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“Pine Trees”        1936          45.5 x 53.0

Pine needles are dancing.

 

 

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“Spring Green at Lake Haruna”             1939           45.5 x 51.ocm

Mountains of “へ” and the lake Haruna.

 

 

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“The Voice of Cicadas”             1943           45.2 x 52.6cm

View from the atelier’s garden.