Masasuke Chiba

Masasuke Chiba

1944 Was born in Sendai
1965 Studied under the late Mr.Kiyokatsu Matsumoto after graduating from the designer’s school of Japan
1976 Traveled in Greece and Italy(has concentrated on Greek mythology)
1985 (~1994) Solo exhibition in every year.
1996 Collection of pictures on Greek mythology [Love,Parting, Jealousy etc] published by Chukyo Shuppan
1998 Official events of the 100th anniversay of the Japanese-Greek friendship Joined an exhibition of the modern religious art in Athens, Athena-Vores G. Received the Director Award of the Greek Tourist Board Collection of pictures on Greek mythology [Venus] published by Chukyo Shuppan
1999 Solo exhibition in Greece on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Japanese-Greek friendship Melina Mercouri Cultural Center in Athens Collection of pictures on Greek mythology [Hera] published by Chukyo Shuppan
2000 Joint-event with Mr.Evangelos Sarafianos, a Greek painter, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the friendship in Tokyo Yotsuya-kumin Hall Joint-exhibition with Mr.Paschalis Aggelidis a Greek painter, in the ex-Tokyo governor’s official residence
2001 Collection of pictures on Greek mythology <Arthemis> published by Chukyo Shuppan His work appeared as a title back of the drama <Old Lover> on TBS TV Channel and as an image art on NHK-BS2<“Gorgeous Reserved Table” by Shizuo Yamakawa> Special theme in November < Greek Mythology by Yukio Ninagawa>Guest: Mr.Yukio Ninagawa Makie: Uniquely Japanese art skill using lacquers, and gold or silver chips to be sprinkled over the lacquers while they are still wet. This procedure can be repeated again and again a few times so that imagery looks like reliefs.
Collection of the constalletion and planet < Horoscope Planet> published by Mot’s Shuppan
2002 Produced a motif on the screen of a cellular phone
Produced two bronze statues of <Media> and <Sphinx>
Produced the Nishijin Obi woven by dissecting a motif through computeHis work was used as a CD jacket of the “GRACE-Muses of J Classic ” from Nippon Columbia Co.,Ltd.The exhibition in Greece “A Japanese pains Greek mythology-Chiba Masasuke Exhibition-,”organized by each community of Makrinitsa’s village and city of Mykonos. Appeared on local radio station.
2004 Exhibition at Matsuzakaya Department Stores in Japan for hiw new imagery
2005 Produced Sculpture made of bronze
2007 Exhibition at Gallery Voyage in Ginza, Tokyo
2008 2008 Exhibition at Gallery Voyage in Ginza, Tokyo
March: Mini Art Exhibition out of Greek Myths
May: “Adoring sacred and incarnated animals in Greek Myths” out of Metamorphoses.