Mezzotint Prints: Naoto Abe
Naoto Abe was born in 1952 in Shiokawa-cho, Fukushima Prefecture and graduated from Kitakata Senior High School. When Naoto later moved to Tokyo to attend university, strong anti-war political rhetoric was an inescapable topic of discussion among his peers and seemingly everywhere he went. were i Naoto began studying basic copperplate printing techniques at while attending the Tokyo Print Institute, and later honed his craft through self study for over 30 years. Nabe Abe's work is a mysterious one that expresses the problems of human beings. This exhibition introduces the world of Naoto Abe while reviewing Naoto Abe's 30 years of copperplate print production.