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Chosei Kawakami

Full name: Sumio "Chosei" Kawakami
Original name: 川上 "澄生"
Gender: Male
Born: April 10, 1895 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: September 1, 1972
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Self-taught Japanese artist Chosei Kawakami was an English teacher and a self-taught Sosaku Hanga artist in the area of woodcarving. He was also one of the few Japanese artists who experimented in the Western Style. In 1917 he traveled to Canada and the United States to learn the local techniques. On his return, he became an English teacher in a public school in Tochigi Prefecture. Kawakami’s style was sometimes ironical and humorous, with many of his print subjects dealing with the impact of foreigners on the Japanese culture.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Japan JPN AC
1936 Summer 41 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Japan JPN AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Art Competitions Japan Final Standings AC A Picture of Baseball Match
1936 Summer 41 Berlin Art Competitions Japan Final Standings AC Basketballspiel der Dorfknaben
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