This is an original Japanese poster printed in 2002 for the promotion of Mutsugoro - Super Kyogen, the poster is designed by the acclaimed Tadanori Yokoo
Mutsugoro (Mudskipper) is the first of the 'Super Kyogen' trilogy written by Takeshi Umehara and performed by the Shigeyama family. Shigeyama are a family of Okura school kyogen actors, who date back about 200 years, the present Sensaku being the fourth generation, succeeding his title in 1994 and recognized as a Living National Treasure. These 'super kyogen' are based around environmental issues, Mutsugoro, being about the demise of the mudskipper fish, that lives in muddy areas between the sea and land.
Tadanori Yokoo (横尾 忠則, Yokoo Tadanori, born 27 June 1936) is a Japanese graphic designer, illustrator, printmaker and painter. Yokoo’s signature style of psychedelia and pastiche engages a wide span of modern visual and cultural phenomena from Japan and around the world.
This poster is in a excellent condition. Please refer to the imagery as this is the exact poster that is for sale.
It is not a reproduction or a reprint.
Certificate of Authenticity included.