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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Shinji Nakabori









Profile
1956  Born in Tokyo, Japan
1974-78  Japanese Painting Department at Tama Art University
1975  The Art students League of New York


Publication and Others
1978  travel to India
1991  「Creation」No.11 International graphic design-ART&ILLUSTLATION
(Editor:Yusaku Kamekura) published by RECRUIT Co.,Ltd.
1995  「Shinji,Nakabori」 published by Kyuryudo,Tokyo
2002  Anryakuji Temple painting works, Tokushima,Japan
   「voice」Cover works (~’03) Monthly Magazine

















"Twenty years ago or so I faced the torment of missing the direction of painting, hopelessly at an impasse with no way out.

It was at that time of despair when I encountered Maitreya bodhisattva* at Koryuji Temple in Kyoto. Standing in front of the statue emitting gentle lights with dignity beyond time and space, I received “something” that I could not find appropriate words for.

Since then, it has been all I hope my painting will communicate : “something” that directly reaches you.

I am and will be on the way to looking for that “something”.

Shinji Nakabori"











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