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Noboru Fujinuma


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  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Status
    Living National Treasure
    (Important Intangible Cultural Property:Bamboo crafts)


  • 1945
    Born in Tochigi Prefecture
  • 1975
    Started bamboowork
  • 2004
    Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon
  • 2011
    Solo exhibition, the Art Institute of Chicago (US)
  • 2012
    Acknowledged as a holder of important intangible cultural property
  • Public collections
    Crafts Gallery, the National Museum of Modern Art,
    Tokyo, MOA Museum of Art (Atami City), The Art Institute of Chicago (US)
    Denver Art Museum (US), British Museum (UK)
    Ise Jingu Museum


  • 1986
    Received the Chairman of Japan Art Crafts Association Prize
  • 1992
    Received the Governor of Tokyo Prize
  • 2004
    Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon