Junichi Arai | the artist
The artist Junichi Arai
Born 1932, Kiryu City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
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Although this man has single handedly changed the shape of textiles in the late 20th century, his name is unknown to most Americans. As the source of fabrics used by Comme des Garçons and Issey Miyake in the 70s and 80s, Junichi Arai's influence on fashion has been enormous…
Through the Surface
The aura of new materials hovers over the work of Junichi Arai and Tim Parry-Williams…
Junichi Arai has been called "the most creative weaver in the world." Throughout his long career as an artist and teacher (he calls himself a "textile engineer"), Arai has continuously pioneered a combination of the traditional and the futuristic…