The abstract composition measures approximately 10 x 7 and is in its original 19 x 14 frame. The work is noteworthy for it heavily embossed surface, which features modernist shapes and colors that are created in a three-dimensional heavily embossed relief technique. The lithograph is in excellent vintage condition, with no stain, creases, or foxing. Signed in pencil, with annotations. Haku Maki (1924 2000) was a Japanese artist of the second half of the 20th century.He first made his name and his living by producing prints featuring Chinese characters (kanji). His life as an artist dates from the mid-1950s, when the earliest known Maki prints began appearing.
Haku Maki was born in Aso-machi in Ibaraki Prefecture in 1924, as Maejima Tadaaki. In the late 1950s, he selected the name Haku Maki to show his humility and self-styled confusion.If translated literally, "Maki" is Roll, "Haku" is White. The item "Mid-Century Original Haku Maki Poem 71-28 Embossed Lithograph" is in sale since Thursday, May 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "hamvieww" and is located in Mendocino, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.