14 March 2012

Toshiko Okanoue's Haute Couture Collages

Toshiko Okanoue was born in Kochi, Japan in 1928. She entered the Design department of Bunka Gakuin College in 1950. While she was in college, she started to produce photo collages using images from fashion magazines. After meeting the art critic Shuzo Takiguchi, in 1953, Okanoue was invited to exhibit her collages at Takemiya Gallery in Tokyo. Some of her works were also selected for an exhibition at the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo.

The Night of The Dance Party 1954

Visit in Night 1951

Incubation 1955

A Trait Angel 1954

Noon Song 1954

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