Hiroshi Manabe, who was active as an illustrator and essayist. This book is the first collection of works in the 21st century. From early oil paintings to advertising and book cover … This book record a lot of works that we want to leave for posterity over the centuries.
Contributed by Shuntaro Tanikawa, and interviewed by Akiko Hayashi.
Ehime Museum of Art “20 Years After Death Hiroshi Manabe 2020” Exhibition Official Catalog and Books
【table of contents】
Shuntaro Tanikawa “Nigasa”
Shunshin Gomi (curator, Ehime Museum of Art) “Hiroshi Manabe-the person believed in the power of illustration and tried to believe in the future.”
Interview with Akiko Hayashi “Memory of the Assistant Era”
Chapter 1 Color Wizard
Chapter 2 Challenge to Printing
Chapter 3 Encounter with Literature
Chapter 4 Moving Things
Chapter 5 Line Painter
Chapter 6 Birth of Western-style painter “Hiroshi Manabe”
Chapter 7 Collage and Manabe
Manabe Family Roundtable
- Release Date:
- September, 2020
- PIE International
Born in 1932, died in 2000. Born in Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture.
Graduated from Tama Art University Oil Painting Department. Member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Club of Japan. Known as an illustrator for his unique, sharp and delicate style of painting, he has worked on many illustrations and bindings for science fiction novels.
In addition, he has a deep knowledge of science fiction and futurology, and has been active in a wide range of fields such as criticizing civilization on television, newspapers and magazines, writing activities, participating in the Japan World Exposition, Okinawa International Ocean Expo, Science Expo, and advocating bicology.