Artist: Muhoan, Hirosuke Watanuki
In early 1956, the department of Politics in the graduate school of Kansai Gakuin University sent him to Lisbon, Portugal as an exchange student. Since then, for about 15 years, he traveled around Europe, Africa, South America, and mainly stayed in Portugal and Spain. He found another kind of talent in him during that time and turned to be an artist from being an ambassador-intern. 39 of his works are found in museums of Europe, Africa, and Lisbon National Modern Art Museum.
His concept is “Muhoan World” and his fields are designing, sculpture, ceramics, glass making, architecture, gardening, poems, and so on. Author of 18 books and books of poems and paintings.