Koizumi Junsaku

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Koizumi.

Koizumi Junsaku (小泉 淳作?, 1924 – 9 January 2012) was a Japanese painter and pottery artist.[1]


Koizumi was born in Kamakura, Kanagawa in 1924 and, in 1952, graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (present name Tokyo University of the Arts; Jap. 東京芸術大学 Tōkyō Geijutsu Daigaku or Geidai 芸大). He has held a number of gallery shows in Japan, and has painted remarkable images on the ceilings of the Kennin-ji temple in Kyoto (2002), and Kenchō-ji temple in Kamakura (2003). He is a member of no particular school, and his ink paintings (suibokuga) of Japan's mountains have received critical acclaim.[2]