On the 132th anniversary of his birth, Google is committed to him on Tuesday Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, the Japanese artist who loves cats.
When asked why he had enjoyed being so cats friendsThis artist, the Japanese soldier's son in general, replied: "Because they have two different personalities: a wild side and a domestic side, this makes them interesting".
Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, in 1936. (Photo: Google).
I was born in Tokyo on November 27, 1886, dreaming of being a painter in Europe. After graduating from the art school in Japan, he moved to France in 1913, where He became friends with several stars at Paris School, such as Juan Gris, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, and even studying dance with Isadora Duncan.
Foujita's solo exhibition at Chéron Gallery, in June 1917, was produced quickly. The sample included watercolors painted with a fine brush in a distinctive style that combined the Eastern and Western influences and ended with money laundering.
After celebrating during his life, Foujita received international awards and prominent commissions. Horses Cat book From 1930, with 20 pictures on an engraved plaque, he became one of the most popular cat books. Today, his work can be found at the National Museum of National Art of Kyoto before moving on to the Modern Museum of Art in the town of Paris in early 2019.
In 2011, he founded his estate Foujita Foundation, which continues to inherit by supporting the artistic projects of young people experiencing difficulties in interdisciplinary approaches, in promoting educational development, cultural nature and personal achievement.