Kojiro Akagi

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Kojiro Akagi (赤木 曠児郎 Akagi Kōjirō?) (born 3 January 1934 in Okayama, Japan) is a Japanese painter who is based in France.

Life and career[edit]

  • 1956 Bachelor's degree in Physics. Okayama University, Japan.
  • 1963 Arriving France from Japan. Beaux-Arts, Paris.
  • Professor Brianchon studio, followed by Professor Mattey.
  • 1971 Gold Medal for watercolours. Le Salon Salon des Artistes Français.
  • 1974 Gold Medal for oil painting. Member Hors Concours (HC) Le Salon Salon des Artistes Français.
  • 1975 Award of the President of the French Republic, International Art Exhibition, Toulon, President of jury Edouard Pignon, France.
  • 1991 Charles Cottet Prize. National Exhibition of Fine Arts, France.
  • 1994 Navy Blue Ribbon Medal by Japanese Government.
  • 1998 Second Navy Blue Ribbon Medal by Japanese Government.
  • 2002 Puvis de Chavanne Prize. National Exhibition of Fine Arts, France.
  • 2002 Honor Medal of the Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • 2005 Order of the Rising Sun, gold rays with rosette, Japan.
  • 2006 Who's Who Prize. Le Salon, Art en Capital, Grand Palais, France.
  • 2011 Award of picture 2011, Salon d'automne, France.
  • 2014 Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters, France.

Associations[edit]

  • 1963 Member of the Japaneses Artists Association, Japan.
  • 1968 Member of Salon des Independents, France.
  • 1970 Member of Salon d'Automne, France.
  • 1973 Member of Salon National des Beaux-Arts, France.
  • 1982 Committee Member Salon International des Beaux-Arts, France.
  • 2002 Honorary vice-president Salon National des Beaux-Arts, France.

Museum collections[edit]

  • 1975 Toulon City Museum, France
  • 1979-1981, 1987, 1991-1993, 2013 Carnavalet Museum of Paris (128 works of art: 3 oil-paintings and 125 watercolored drawings), France.
  • 1981-2013 Cernuschi Museum, Paris, (1 painting,1 engraving), France.
  • 1981-2002 MOA Museum of Atami (2 oil-paintings and 1 watercolored drawings), Japan.
  • 1991 Vatican Museume, Department of religious modern arts, Italy
  • 1993 Royal Ueno Museum, Tokyo (1 oil-paintings). Culture Prefectural Kyoto Museum City of Kyoto (1 0il-painting), Japan.
  • 1993-1998 Prefectural Museum of Okayama (5 oil-paintings, 2 watercolored drawings and 53 illustrations of Sany Newspaper), Japan.
  • 1993-2005 Kurashiki City Modern Museum (3 oil-paintings), Japan.
  • 1998-2009 WAKO Museum, Kasaoka (3 oil-paintings), Japan.
  • 2001 Nariwa City Museum (1 watercolored drawing), Japan.
  • 2002-2014 Grez-sur-Loing City Museum (1 oil-painting and 2 watercolored), France.
  • 2003-2005 Patricia Clark Museum (1 oil-painting, 2 watercolored), Iowa, USA.
  • 2010 Japanese cultural center in Paris (1 oil-paintings)
  • 2014 Prefecture of Okayama (1 oil-paintings), Okayama, Japan

Collectives collections[edit]

  • 1971-1973 French State (2 oil-paintings), France.
  • 1983 Saidaiji High School (1 oil-painting) Okayama, Japan.
  • 1986 Foyer des Lyc ennes (1 oil-painting) Paris, France.
  • 1993 Okayama City Hall (1 oil-painting), Japan.
  • 1996-2006 Embassy of Japan (1 oil-painting and 2 watercolored), France.
  • 1997 Sany School for Girls, Okayama (1 oil-painting and 2 engravings), Japan.
  • 1998 Trocadero Library, Paris (1 engraving) France.
  • 2000 Okayama University (1 engraving), Japan.
  • 1975-2010 National Library, Paris (collection engraving), France.

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