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Makiko Shigeta Contemporary Kimono Artist

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Kimono with Sushi motif.

Both a university-trained artist and a traditional wax resist silk dyer, Makiko Shigeta is helping to redefine kimono aesthetics for the 21st century.

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Kimono with modern cityscape motif.

Whereas the Japanese world of kimono art ranges from yuzen cherry blossoms created with dye applied with tiny brushes using a paste resist to very complex, three dimensional weaving, Shigeta's clever portrayal of every day articles is refreshing and original.

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Another motif featuring sushi.

Though her themes are light and evocative, Shigeta's dyeing and design skill are first rate.

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Motif of deep fried shrimp.

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One thought on “Makiko Shigeta Contemporary Kimono Artist

  1. Penelope Nicolopolis

    Makiko Shigeta: Your work is So Lovely! I congratulate you for developing an art form that certainly has taken you many years to perfect. I’m so glad that I was able to discover your artistry.

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