Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Art Encouragement Prize Recipients Announced.
On March 12, the Agency for Cultural Affairs announced the recipients of the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Art Encouragement Prize for the fiscal year 2012. In the Fine Arts category, artist KAWAMATA Tadashi (for his exhibition ‘Kawamata Tadashi: Expand BankART’ etc.) and artist NARA Yoshitomo (for his exhibition ‘NARA Yoshitomo: a bit like you and me…’) shared the prize. TAMAMUSHI Satoko, art historian as well as Professor at Musashino Art University, was awarded for her monograph titled ‘Tawaraya Sōtatsu: kingin no kazari no keifu’ in the Criticism category. KAWAGUCHI Yōichirō, computer graphic artist, was awarded for his exhibition titled ‘Kawaguchi Yōichirō tokubetsuten’ in the Media Arts category. The recipients of the Art Encouragement Prize for New Artists for the fiscal year 2012 were photographer KAWAUCHI Rinko for her exhibition ‘Kawauchi Rinko: Illuminance, Ametsuchi, Seeing Shadow’ in the Fine Arts category; SHIMIZU Emiko, scholar of comparative literature and art history, for her monograph titled ‘Okakura Tenshin no hikaku bunkashiteki kenkyū – Bosuton deno katsudō to geijutsu shisō’ in the Criticism category; and OKIURA Hiroyuki, animation director, for his animation work ‘A Letter to Momo’ in the Media Arts category. (Japanese)created： 27/10/2021
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