Sakazume’s mezzo tints and etchings, of animals, are sometimes hard to believe. The workmanship is superb, and the subject matter, really makes us stop and think — coming together or breaking apart?
Born November 8, 1941 in Gumna Prefecture, Japan and now resides in Kyoto, Japan. Sakazume attended Kyoto University and is very involved with the Japan Print Association. His work can be found in the collections at the following Museums: British Museum, Iwaki City Museum, Osaka Contemporary Art Center,Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Kyoto Museum. He has appeared in many print exhibitions in Tokyo, Finland, and Kyoto.